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Least we can do

Much has been written about the lead-poisoning tragedy in Flint, Michigan. But once the shock and awe are over, what happens?

Longtime collaborators and leaders in lead safety, Amy Zimmerman (head of our Chicago Medical-Legal Partnership for Children) and Professor Weinberg at Lead Safe Illinois point out that the very least we can do is to (1) match the commitment of other states, and guarantee automatic access to Early Intervention services for infants and toddlers poisoned by lead; and (2)  enforce existing state laws to prevent future generations of children from being poisoned.

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Letter to the editor