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Lead Poisoning

1 in 3 children poisoned by lead, UN warns...

One out of every three children is estimated to have levels of lead -- a potent neurotoxin -- in their blood that require immediate action to prevent long-lasting...

UN pledge to tackle lead poisoning too late...

Odinga is one of dozens of inhabitants of the Owino Uhuru slum near Mombasa, Kenya's second-largest city, who say they were poisoned by a plant recycling...

Lead paints still on Ugandan market

Household and institutional consumers should ask for, consciously buy, and apply only paints with no added lead

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