FRONTLINE

"They'll Have to Die of Something"

Clip: Season 2019 Episode 12 | 2m 5s Video has closed captioning.

Following a deadly Legionnaires’ disease outbreak that coincided with the Flint water crisis, a team of scientists urged the state's top health official, Nick Lyon, to step up surveillance for the disease or else more people could die. In FRONTLINE’s documentary “Flint’s Deadly Water,” they say his response was, “They’ll have to die of something.”

Aired: 09/10/19

Rating: NR

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