Nigeria cleans tainted villages

KADUNA (Nigeria) - HEALTH workers have set up emergency treatment centres in northern Nigeria for scores of children suffering from lead poisoning and are racing to contain contamination which has already killed more than 160 people. High levels of lead have contaminated water supplies in at least six villages in Zamfara state, close to where residents were illegally mining for gold. More than ...
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Added June 07, 2010
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