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U.S. House Committee Requests New Director Of WHO’s IARC Testify At July Hearing

Reuters: U.S lawmakers seek answers from new head of WHO’s cancer agency
“A U.S. congressional committee called on Thursday for the newly elected director of the World Health Organization’s cancer research agency to testify at a July hearing on its operations in an ongoing dispute about the agency’s scientific conclusions. In a letter to Elisabete Weiderpass, director of the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), released in a press statement, the U.S. House of Representatives Science, Space, and Technology (SST) Committee, said the way the agency had operated under her predecessor ‘was an affront to scientific integrity’…” (Kelland, 6/7).

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