Letter: In Brief
Friday 18 September 1998
The situation is dire, arsenic-contaminated tube well water is routinely used for drinking and cooking and the scale of the response from whatever quarter is grossly inadequate. The millions of Bangladeshis who suffer the effects of arsenic poisoning will not be impressed by an international agency that thinks this problem has been "sensationalised".
Professor JOHN WHITELEGG
School of the Built Environment
Liverpool John Moores University
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