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Residents of major Pakistan city are exposed to harmful pesticides, research reveals

Residents and workers in a major Pakistan city are exposed to harmful levels of pesticides, new research reveals.  Scientists have evaluated the organophosphate pesticide concentration in dust from farms and also from pesticide manufacturing plants in the megacity of Lahore. The results show dust in and around Lahore contains pesticide pollution that is a high health risk to all groups tested.  Read more...

 

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