Ami Bangladeshi

Ami Bangladeshi

Ami Bangladeshi

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Study: Millions in Bangladesh exposed to arsenic in drinking water

Millions in Bangladesh exposed to arsenic in drinking water

A new study published in British medical journal The Lancet says that up to 77 million people in Bangladesh are being exposed to toxic levels of arsenic.

 

(CNN) -- It could be the worst mass poisoning in history. And the terrible irony is that it may all be due to an idealistic push to clean up drinking water for some of the world's poorest people.