No cancer link to Sg Lembu factory found in 2015 investigation


  • Nation
  • Wednesday, 23 Aug 2017

GEORGE TOWN: An investigation carried out by the district health office in 2015 could not confirm that the activities of an illegal carbon filter factory in Sungai Lembu had led to cancer in residents nearby.

State Health Committee chairman Dr Afif Bahardin (pic) revealed the minutes of a central Seberang Perai district meeting in September on the concerns raised by Penanti assemblyman Dr Norlela Ariffin.

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