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The Toxic Truth: Children’s exposure to lead pollution undermines a generation of future potential

Children’s exposure to lead pollution undermines a generation of future potential.

Around 1 in 3 children – up to 800 million globally – has blood lead levels at or above 5 micrograms per decilitre (µg/dL), a level that the World Health Organization and the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have stated it requires global and regional interventions.