Arsenic scare hits Argentines

Effects of drinking water with high toxicity for decades evident in South American nation.

    One in 10 people in Argentina have been found to live in areas where levels of arsenic in the water are above the legal limit.

    Campaigners there are calling on the government to take action, but as Craig Mauro reports from the province of Buenos Aires, people are already seeing the effects of several decades of drinking arsenic-contaminated water.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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