Sven-Eric Jordt, PhD, ITEHP faculty, recently commented in several press stories about the toxicity of tear gas and related chemical substances, both on their own and in the current context of COVID-19. Click the links below to read the recent features.
- Corrosive Effects of Tear Gas Could Intensify Coronavirus Pandemic; The New York Times; June 3, 2020
- White House says police didn’t use tear gas and rubber bullets in incident that cleared protesters with chemical irritants and projectile munitions; The Washington Post; June 3, 2020
- From tear gas to rubber bullets, here’s what “nonlethal” weapons can do to the body; National Geographic; June 5, 2020
- From “Flash Bangs” To “Rubber Bullets”: The Very Real Risks of “Riot Control Agents”; WUNC 91.5, North Carolina Public Radio; June 6, 2020