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Solving the Mystery of Widespread Lead Poisoning in Georgian Children

Solving the Mystery of Widespread Lead Poisoning in Georgian Children

May 03 , 2022

In 2019, the Republic of Georgia faced a childhood lead poisoning crisis.  A national survey had revealed that 41% of children ages 2-7 in the country had blood lead levels at or above 5 μg/dL (the level at which the.

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Pure Earth, USC and Macquarie University Publish Landmark Lead Study in The Lancet Planetary Health Journal

Pure Earth, USC and Macquarie University Publish Landmark Lead Study in The Lancet Planetary Health Journal

Mar 12 , 2021

The March 2021 issue of The Lancet Planetary Health journal includes an important paper that supports Pure Earth’s previous publications asserting the extent of the childhood lead poisoning crisis in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). The paper, Blood lead levels.

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