1,500+ sick only counts workers who sought care through BP; Area hospital visits NOT included
AC 360, CNN, July 7, 2010:
Dr. Sanjay Gupta:
Today Dr. Kevin O'Shea -- he's the physician in charge of BP's medical response in Gulf -- he told me that in the four states affected by the spill, more than 1,500 cleanup workers have now complained of some illness or injury.
Rough weather remains Gulf obstacle for connecting ship, well, CNN, July 7, 2010:
BP doctor says up to 1,500 cleanup workers sickened...
CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta sat down Wednesday for an exclusive interview with the man in charge of BP's medical response, Dr. Kevin O'Shea. He said more than 1,500 workers have sought medical care through BP, a significant increase from previously reported numbers.