Remember the story a while back about the tainted water supply in Flint, Michigan? Now reports are indicating that the results of an investigation seeking to find out what caused a spate of rashes and hair loss among Flint, Michigan, residents suggest that the symptoms may be due to exposure to the city’s water supply, but investigators refused to admit to a definitive link. The months-long investigation was conducted by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, along with other state and federal agencies.
The investigators said that the cases of rashes and hair loss could have been caused by the Flint public water supply both before and after the source was switched back to Lake Huron, following the now infamous 2014 decision to use the Flint River as the city’s primary water source. READ MORE