Grandmother Holding Sick Child in China

Photo | 2013-02-14

Li Xu (aged 3) in Jinjiling Village Jiahe County, is held by his grandmother. He went to a hospital in Guangzhou in October 2009. Examinations showed that the lead in his blood far exceeded standard. Now he often gets fever and stomach ache. Tengda Metal Recycling Company is located in Jiahe County, Hunan Province. It uses antiquated technology and equipment to smelt lead and zinc. Nearby villages and fields were contaminated. Some villagers have lead in their blood far exceeding the standard. In September 2009, the local government shut down the plant.


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