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Germany is the first country to recognise MCS as a physical disease

Friday 30 January 2009

German Coat of ArmsChristiane Tourtet B.A. reports in The American Chronicle that Germany has become the first country to formally recognise Multiple Chemical Sensitivity as a physical illness.

Christiane begins her article with:

“Multiple Chemical Sensitivity (MCS) also known as, Toxic Chemical Injury, Environmental Sensitivities, affects 16% of the U.S. population, and has become a worldwide environmental health crisis, increasing daily at an alarming rate in countries such as USA, Canada, Australia, Germany, Denmark, Finland, England, France, Sweden, Ireland, Italy, Spain, Switzerland, Japan, China, Pakistan, India, and many more.

Multiple Chemical Sensitivity (MCS) has been formally recognized as a physical illness, in the National Health Care System, by the German Institute of Medicine, Documentation and Information, and is classified within the German version of the World Health Organization (WHO) International Classification of Diseases, Code T 78.4, under chapter 19, injuries, poisoning, and certain other consequences of toxic causes, ICD-10-GM, which is under Social Security Code V in the Federal Republic Germany, by order of the Federal Ministry of Health.”

You can read the full article here:

American Chronicle: Germany is the first country to recognize Multiple Chemical Sensitivity (MCS) as a physical disease

 


 

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