UN: Millions of children globally face lead poisoning risks

A new United Nations report says millions of children – in wealthy and poor nations – are at risk of irreversible health damage because of lead poisoning.
It says lead can impair brain development, nervous systems and vital organs.
It blames inadequate recycling of lead-acid batteries, paint in homes and food contaminated by lead-glazed pottery.
Al Jazeera’s Laura Burdon-Manley has more.

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