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Baltimore Medical Institute Sued for Knowingly Exposing Black Children to Lead Poisoning

In a class action suit filed on Sept. 15, Kennedy Krieger Institute, a prominent medical institute in Baltimore, was accused of knowingly exposing Black children to lead poisoning in the 1990s as part of a study on the dangers of lead paint. The lawsuit claims the children were enticed to live in lead-tainted housing and subjected to research.

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