Immediate action needed to curb the scourge of lead poisoning

WHO warns of lead-based paint danger, calls on countries to do away with the toxic metal

24 October 2022 - 20:24

The World Health Organisation (WHO) is so concerned about the effects of childhood exposure to lead that it has called on all countries to ban lead paint and do away with sources of the toxic metal associated with anaemia, hypertension neurological conditions and, in some cases, violent behaviour...

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