1 in 3 Children Globally Have Unhealthy Levels of Lead in Their System: UNICEF Report

Lead, a neurotoxin that can affect children’s cognitive abilities, is found in spices, glazing on pots, old water pipes and wall paint.

written by
Rajvi Desai
Jul 30, 2020
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AuthorRajvi Desai

Rajvi Desai is The Swaddle's Culture Editor. After graduating from NYU as a Journalism and Politics major, she covered breaking news and politics in New York City, and dabbled in design and entertainment journalism. Back in the homeland, she's interested in tackling beauty, sports, politics and human rights in her gender-focused writing, while also co-managing The Swaddle Team's podcast, Respectfully Disagree.