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https://qz.com/1231792/a-battery-recycling-plant-owned-by-indian-businessmen-caused-a-lead-poisoning-crisis-in-kenya/

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Zoe Schlanger

 

There is the kind of lead poisoning that creeps into water supplies, builds up in children’s blood streams, and, if sustained, will impair their brains. And then there is the kind, much rarer, that makes fully grown adults drop dead.

 

https://edition.cnn.com/2018/03/12/health/lead-exposure-cardiovascular-disease-study/index.html

Lead exposure may be responsible for nearly 10 times more deaths in the United States than previously thought, according to a new study. 

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