Playing politics with people’s lives: Why more than 8,000 children have been exposed to unsafe levels of lead in their water
Zika Virus Not to Blame? South American Doctors Groups Propose Man-Made Cause For Birth Defect Epidemic
This post has been amended to reflect changes in the story. [DIGEST: Washington Post, WSJ, GM Watch, BBC, NPR, ABC, New Scientist, CDC, Human Rights Watch] The Zika virus has been blamed for thousands of cases of the birth defect microcephaly, a condition in which babies are born with severely shrunken heads and brain damage. But Brazilian and Argentinian … Continued
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