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School chemistry labs raise cancer risks 

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Added 12th July 2017 10:26 AM

Schools around the country are gradually increasing the risk of cancer to the population, owing to their poor disposal of wastes from chemistry laboratories.

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Schools around the country are gradually increasing the risk of cancer to the population, owing to their poor disposal of wastes from chemistry laboratories.

EDUCATION

IN a rather shocking revelation by officials from the education ministry, there is no policy, on how schools should dispose of expired chemicals from their laboratories; which are a human risk.

Schools around the country are gradually increasing the risk of cancer to the population, owing to their poor disposal of wastes from chemistry laboratories. Do not miss the detailed investigative story in New Vision on Wednesday or subscribe for the Epaper

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