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A Preventable Disaster
May 15, 2013

A Preventable Disaster

Arsenic exposure could have long-lasting public health consequences

Fighting a war of independence should be turmoil enough for a small country, but in 1970, the people of Bangladesh also had to deal with a deadly cholera outbreak. This water-borne disease threatened the country‚Äôs plentiful surface water and put public health at risk. To solve this crisis, the government, together with international aid agencies, […]