The Effect of Chemical Incidents on Hospitals

At 2:39 a.m., on January 6, 2005, Graniteville, SC was the scene of a deadly train derailment. Three chlorine tankers derailed and one ruptured, releasing between 46 and 90 tons of chlorine. In this interview with ASPR TRACIE, Dr. Stephen Grant described the initial chaos in the emergency department and how the medical response was managed in this incident that led to 9 fatalities, 554 people receiving treatment at hospitals, and 75 admissions.
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