Dr. Mona: Don't downplay lead problems, or solutions, for kids in Flint water crisis

March 28, 2018 - Detroit Free Press

Flint’s blood lead levels are not the worst in history nor even the worst in the country.

But it is important to understand that the way children in Flint were exposed to lead — via drinking water and not the more-common lead exposure through paint, soil, air or dust — and the current screening procedures developed to test for exposure from those common sources were inadequate to document the extent of Flint's lead-poisoning problem. 

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