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A Sluggish Response to Humanity's Biggest Mass Poisoning

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Science  23 Mar 2007:
Vol. 315, Issue 5819, pp. 1659-1661
DOI: 10.1126/science.315.5819.1659

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CHANDALATHI, INDIA-- Arsenic-laced water has sickened thousands in South Asia. After delays and false starts, India is addressing the problem with a controversial $500 million safe-water initiative. (Read more.)