Global News Coverage: The Toxic Truth Report From UNICEF/Pure Earth

The release of the report from UNICEF and Pure EarthThe Toxic Truth: Children’s exposure to lead pollution undermines a generation of potential–has opened the world’s eyes to how lead poisoning is affecting children on a massive and previously unknown scale.

The report’s findings made headlines around the world, with over 900 news reports published in English, French, Chinese, Spanish, Arabic, Russian and more, including coverage in NPR, The New York Times, Time magazine, BBC News, The Guardian, Reuters, Jakarta Post, and Dhaka Tribune.

See a snapshot of global news coverage of the issue below:

AFP

Al Jazeera English

BBC

BBC Focus on Africa

BBC Africa Today podcast

BBC World Service

CBS

CGTN

Deutsche Welle

EFE

Foreign Policy’s Morning Brief

Fox News

France 24

Guardian

IBT

Independent

NPR

NYT

NYT via Reuters

Reuters UK

Reuters Africa

Reuters Arabic

Reuters India

Reuters Espana

Reuters America Latina

Russia Today

Telegraph

TIME

Sky News

VOA (Georgia)

Yahoo News

Top of Mind with Julie Rose, BYU Sirius Radio

Argentina

Un tercio de los niños del mundo están intoxicados con plomo, según Unicef (translate)
Infobae – Jul 30, 2020 01:11

Un tercio de los niños del mundo están intoxicados con plomo (translate)
El Tiempo – Jul 30, 2020 14:34

1 de cada 3 niños tienen niveles de plomo inaceptablemente altos (translate)
Clarín – Jul 30, 2020 09:57

Colombia:

Uno de cada tres niños en el mundo sufre intoxicación por plomo: Unicef (translate)
Semana.com – Jul 29, 2020 23:41

France:

Minden harmadik gyerek ólommérgezésben szenved az UNICEF tanulmánya szerint (translate)
EuroNews – Jul 30, 2020 06:05

UNİCEF: Dünyadaki çocukların üçte biri kurşun zehirlenmesiyle karşı karşıya (translate)
EuroNews – Jul 30, 2020 05:56

1 in 3 children poisoned by lead, UN warns
France24 – Jul 30, 2020 05:31

1 in 3 children poisoned by lead, UN warns
Agence France-Presse – Jul 30, 2020 05:39

Près de 800 million d’enfants empoisonnés au plomb dans le monde, selon l’Unicef (translate)
Le Figaro – Jul 30, 2020 12:06

Santé mondiale – Un tiers des enfants s’empoisonne avec du plomb (translate)
Tribune de Geneve – Jul 30, 2020 12:19

Germany:

UNICEF: hay millones de niñas y niños “envenenados por plomo” en el mundo (translate)
Deutsche Welle – Jul 29, 2020 22:42

India:

UNICEF: hay millones de niñas y niños “envenenados por plomo” en el mundo (translate)
Deutsche Welle – Jul 29, 2020 22:42

Nearly one in three children have dangerous amounts of lead in bloodstream -study
Reuters India – Mayank Bhardwaj – Jul 29, 2020 20:06

Mexico:

Un tercio de los niños en el mundo estarían intoxicados con plomo, según un estudio de Unicef (translate)
Univision – Jul 30, 2020 05:02

Pakistan:

One in three children worldwide have high lead levels, UNICEF
Associated Press of Pakistan – Jul 30, 2020 04:23

Qatar:

Aljazeera English, 30 Jul 2020 11:25 – News Live
Aljazeera English – Jul 30, 2020 04:35

Aljazeera English, 30 Jul 2020 08:15 – News Live
Aljazeera English – Jul 30, 2020 01:26

Aljazeera English, 30 Jul 2020 07:25 – News Live
Aljazeera English – Jul 30, 2020 00:35

Aljazeera English, 30 Jul 2020 06:30 – Earthrise
Aljazeera English – Jul 29, 2020 23:40

Aljazeera English, 30 Jul 2020 06:25 – News Live
Aljazeera English – Jul 29, 2020 23:35

Aljazeera English, 30 Jul 2020 05:20 – News Live
Aljazeera English – Jul 29, 2020 22:31

Aljazeera English, 30 Jul 2020 05:15 – News Live
Aljazeera English – Jul 29, 2020 22:26