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Mount Sinai School of Medicine

Study finds Ugandan children at high risk of intellectual impairment

A study has found that Ugandan children living near Kiteezi landfill in Kampala are at high risk development and intellectual impairment because of exposure to lead metals. The Kiteezi landfill is known to contain high levels of lead and other heavy metals which are dumped there. The research evaluated 163 children aged four to eight […]

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