Half of Bangladesh population at risk of arsenic poisoningBMJ 2000; 320 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.320.7238.822/a (Published 25 March 2000) Cite this as: BMJ 2000;320:822
- Ganapati Mudur
Bangladesh may be heading for an epidemic of arsenic poisoning with an estimated 60 million regularly ingesting arsenic through drinking contaminated groundwater, a public health specialist cautioned last week.
More than 7000 people in Bangladesh have already been diagnosed with symptoms of arsenic poisoning but half of the country's population may …
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