The Public Service Integrity Officer, Dr. Ed Keyserlingk, says public servants are afraid to speak out about abuse. Certainly several are remaining silent about this unethical and damaging eclipse, quoting retribution as their reason.
Ignaz Semmelweis saved the lives of thousands of women decades before Lister discovered the role of germs in disease. In fact, contrary to how it's taught in most science courses, infection was a known cause of disease and death centuries before Lister identified the role of germs.
Legendary Sudbury NDP MPP Elie Martel worked hard for years to stop preventable harm being caused to persons with environmental sensitivities. But when the NDP got into power in Ontario, they pretended they weren't aware of legally obligating information the federal government had already acted on, ironically thanks in part to pressure from the federal and Ontario NDP.
Across Canada, the publicly insured method of diagnosing sensitivities is the patient interview, as an environmental history and possibly in conjunction with a patient journal. The interview covers many of the same areas as described in Hippocrates, "On Airs, Waters and Places."