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"Is aluminium really a silent killer?"
6 March 2012
On 5th March 2012, The Daily Telegraph published an article which remembered the 1988 Camelford water contamination incident in Cornwall, UK, where 20 tonnes of aluminium sulphate leaked into the water supply. The article then goes on to question the safety of aluminium in every day life, including in vaccines, cooking pots and food and drink.
Professor Adam Finn, Head of the Academic Unit of Child Health at Bristol Medical School responds in our For the Record.