Understanding the dangers of lead contamination in school fountains

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Drinking fountains at 30 St. Louis Public School buildings have also tested positive for high levels of lead. Out of order tags now mark those fountains and bottled water is being provided. Lead is particularly dangerous for young people.

Dr. Ken Haller, a pediatrician at SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital, visits Fox 2 News in the Morning to help explain just how children could be exposed to lead and what affect that can have on them in the future.

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