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Bird flu and disposable masks



A WSJ editorial on April 27, summarized by Sam at this site and by yours truly at Overlawyered, drew the connection between the impending shortage of masks and the courtroom onslaught against mask makers by silicosis and asbestos lawyers. It turns out -- as is only fair to note for the record -- that Business Week's Lorraine Woellert had the story first, in an extensively reported piece earlier in April.

 

 


Rafael Mangual
Project Manager,
Legal Policy
rmangual@manhattan-institute.org

Katherine Lazarski
Manhattan Institute
klazarski@manhattan-institute.org

 

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