Korach JM1*, Stievenard RN2, Li RN3, Baer M3, C Fleischel, Lebihain F4 and Coillot A4
1Intensive Care Unit, General Hospital, France
2Lycée Français International de Pékin, China
3University Hospital Raymond Poincaré, France
4Inter-Mutuelles Assistance, France
In 2015, The High School of Changzhou (China) builds near chemical factories on the former ground of a factory of pesticides, was the object of a sanitary scandal, 500 children presenting cutaneous erythema and epistaxis attributed to toxic fumes. In May, 2016, the new French High school of Beijing opens its doors. The parental description of epistaxis immediately activated a blog, finding arbitrarily a similarity with Changzhou, with for consequence the closure of a part of the structure and the appointment of a mission of independent French investigation, compound of a hospital doctor and a quality control engineer of the air, to analyze, a possible relation between observed clinical signs and ambient air.
Social network; Parental medical blog; Ambient air; Toxicology; Economic consequences
Korach JM, Stievenard RN, Li RN, Baer M, C Fleischel, Lebihain F, et al. Impact of a Parental Public Health Blog on the Functioning of the New French School in Beijing. Am J Allergy Asthma Immunol Res. 2020; 1(1): 1001.