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50 Million People in Pakistan Are at Risk of Arsenic Poisoning From Contaminated Groundwater

(ISLAMABAD) — Some 50 million people are at risk of arsenic poisoning from contaminated groundwater in Pakistan’s Indus Valley — far more than previously thought, according to a new study. Pakistan is aware of the growing problem, with arsenic levels rising in some areas as people increasingly and indiscriminately draw from the country’s underground aquifers,(…)