Paris scrambles to allay Notre-Dame lead poisoning fears

<p>PARIS officials today downplayed the risk of lead poisoning from the massive fire that tore through Notre-Dame cathedral in April, as tests continue to show worrying levels of the toxic metal at nearby schools.</p> <p>&#8220;All the tests we&#8217;ve carried out in a radius of 500m&nbsp;around Notre-Dame are negative, meaning there is no danger,&#8221; deputy mayor Emmanuel Gregoire told LCI television.</p>

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