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Qld Dept of Health reviewing new national lead level study

16 July 2014

The Department of Health is considering a new national paper released today on the effects of lead on human health.

Chief Health Officer Dr Jeannette Young said the department needed to study the details of the National Health and Medical Research Council paper more closely before developing a considered position.

“We will do this over the next 24 hours and will be able to comment then,’’ she said.

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Last updated: 16 July 2014