TITLE

Arsenic poisoning rampant in Bangladesh

AUTHOR(S)
Sibbald, Barbara
PUB. DATE
June 2002
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;6/11/2002, Vol. 166 Issue 12, p1578
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that nearly half the population of Bangladesh has been exposed to high levels of naturally occurring arsenic. Statistics provided by the World Health Organization, which is calling it the largest mass poisoning of a population in history; Sources of the contamination; How arsenicosis can cause skin cancer and cancers of the bladder, kidney and lung.
ACCESSION #
6764827

 

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