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The Dangers of Lead Lurk on Children's Health

Children who are exposed to lead are at high risk of experiencing health and growth problems.

This article has been translated using AI. See Original .

By
DEONISIA ARLINTA
· 5 minutes read

The following article was translated using both Microsoft Azure Open AI and Google Translation AI. The original article can be found in Bahaya Timbal Mengintai Kesehatan Anak

Health workers took a blood sample from Arini (10), a child with a mental disorder, in Cinangka Village, Ciampea District, Bogor Regency, West Java, on Thursday (20/9/2018). Arini's mental disorder is suspected to be triggered by high levels of lead in the Cinangka Village environment due to the melting of illegal used batteries in the area.
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Health workers took a blood sample from Arini (10), a child with a mental disorder, in Cinangka Village, Ciampea District, Bogor Regency, West Java, on Thursday (20/9/2018). Arini's mental disorder is suspected to be triggered by high levels of lead in the Cinangka Village environment due to the melting of illegal used batteries in the area.

JAKARTA, KOMPAS - Children are facing the danger of lead exposure which could have negative effects on their health. Dangerous levels of lead were found in some children's blood, and this exposure could also hinder their growth and development.

Editor:
EVY RACHMAWATI
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