The Drs: Flint, Michigan Lead Poisoning + Intestinal Parasites

The Doctors: Flint, Michigan Tap Water Crisis

The Doctors kicked off their January 11 episode by discussing the Flint, Michigan state of emergency due to the condition of their drinking water. Children were found to have shocking levels of lead in their blood from drinking contaminated water and the mayor brought the state of emergency saying the exposure is causing irreversible damage in children, which could lead to learning disabilities. The city disconnected from the Detroit water system in hopes of cutting costs just last year, but it’s only lead to a disaster.

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