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Black Lung diagnosis missed by doctors

One of the six Queensland miners with a confirmed case of Black Lung was initially misdiagnosed by a doctor, a panel investigating to re-emergence of the deadly lung disease has found. The...

Return of the black lung to face Senate inquiry

A Senate inquiry into the return of the deadly black lung disease has been announced this week. Six Queensland coal miners have been diagnosed with coal workers’ pneumoconiosis, or black lung...

AMSJ April 2022