Bangladesh: 77m poisoned by arsenic in drinking water

A woman carries a container of water in Satkhira, Bangladesh, in May 2010

Up to 77 million people in Bangladesh have been exposed to toxic levels of arsenic from drinking water in recent decades, according to a Lancet study.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/world/south_asia/10358063.stm

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