Children in Fresno have three times the rate of lead poisoning as in Flint

Children in Fresno have three times the rate of lead poisoning as in Flint

Flint, Michigan put lead poisoning on the map for many. But the midwestern city is far from an outlier. Children in thousands of places in the US are plagued by high blood levels of lead—and a new report from Reuters found that in Fresno, California, children had lead poisoning at a rate three times that of children in Flint.

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