Dr. Landrigan weighs in on Reuters Study about Lead and Children

LandriganCBSP30 Center Member, Dr. Landrigan, shares his insight in the December CBS news piece “Children suffer from lead poisoning in 3,000 U.S. neighborhoods.” A new study of public health records has discovered 3,000 neighborhoods in America where children suffer from lead poisoning. The study, by the Reuters news agency, found lead poisoning twice and even four times higher than what was seen in the recent contaminated water crisis in Flint, Michigan. Dr. Landrigan weighs in “It’s a very pervasive toxic chemical and there’s absolutely no level of lead in the human body which is safe.” To read the full article click here.