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Lead Poison

The App That Saved 1,000 Children

Chika Oduah | Posted 04.02.2015 | Impact
Chika Oduah

In December 2014, I embarked on a reporting project that took me to a village in northwestern Nigeria called Bagega, the largest and most contaminated of several communities in the area that had succumbed to a 2010 lead poisoning outbreak described by Human Rights Watch as the largest of its kind in modern history.

Lead Poisoning Outbreak Causes Emergency In Nigeria

AP | JON GAMBRELL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

LAGOS, Nigeria — A lead poisoning outbreak that has killed more than 400 children in the rural farmlands of northern Nigeria remains "a neglecte...

Lead Redux: An Unfinished Horror Story

Dan Agin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Dan Agin

Between 1925 and 1985, when leaded gasoline was used in America, around 68 million children were poisoned by automobile lead emissions. The evidence is substantial that the corporations involved were fully aware.