Monday, December 7, 2009

China Tragedy---Lead Poisoning in Children

A young girl looks out of her sparse classroom in China, Fujian Province, more than 3,000 children in Fujian, Yunnan and Shannaxi Provinces have tested positive for lead poisoning.

A most terrible human tragedy. Childhood lead poisoning can lead to permanent brain damage no region of the brain is spared from lead exposure.

Lead poisoning in China have stirred many Chinese to anger as deaths and related illnesses have shaken the very foundation of villages.

More here from China Digital Times

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