Thursday, January 6, 2011

Lead Poisoning in China

As many of the students this term are from China, you may find this interesting:

Chinese children caught in lead poisoning scare (BBC News)

Students living near battery factories in Anhui province were tested and over 200 found to have excessive lead in their blood.

Lead causes mental damage and one of the students had lead levels three times what is considered to cause mental impairment.

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