Depleted Uranium, also known as Uranium-238 or colloquially as DU, has devastated Iraqi families for more than a decade. After the Gulf War this dangerous metal began causing massive numbers of birth defects, abnormalities, and high levels of cancer in children.
In this episode, Alive in Baghdad brings you the story of one child who is dealing with Depleted Uranium sickness. He is less than 2 years old and is already facing a horrible debilitation from his sickness.
Stay tuned for more information, in an upcoming episode we will take you to the special wards in Baghdad set up just for the purporse of treating children and other Iraqis who are dealing with this sickness.
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