Recently FOSL has been contacted by readers who are experiencing rashes that have yet to clear up after treatment and/or doctors are having trouble diagnosing their condition.
Media reports of the possibility of oil-eating microbes impacting humans have been on the rise.
Toxicologist Riki Ott discussed the topic in a September 17 article, Bio-Remediation or Bio-Hazard? Dispersants, Bacteria & Illness in the Gulf.
Ott was one of the first raise the possibility that microbes from the BP oil disaster could be affecting humans. About a week before her article was published, an anatomy professor who hosts a Dutch radio program discussed the topic:
Those with knowledge of the topic please comment. Your thoughts on what to tell the affected people who have written in are greatly appreciated. Thank You.
September 10 -- BP workers getting "RASHES and STUFF LIKE THAT":