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More Childhood Lead Poisoning Is a Side Effect of Covid Lockdowns

The Coronavirus Outbreak liveLatest Updates Maps and Cases Risk Near You Vaccine Rollout Guidelines After Vaccination Advertisement Continue reading the main story Supported by Continue reading the main story More Childhood Lead Poisoning Is a Side Effect of Covid Lockdowns Lead screenings for children plummeted last spring, and stay-at-home orders may have increased household exposure… Read More »

A better informed society can prevent lead poisoning disasters

Six years after it began, the Flint, Michigan, water crisis remains among the highest-profile emergencies in the United States. Extensive iron and lead corrosion of the water distribution system in Flint, coupled with lead release, created “red water” complaints, rapid loss of chlorine disinfectant and an outbreak of Legionnaires Disease that killed 12 people. State… Read More »