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Arsenic Kills Thousands of Sri Lankans While Health Ministry Slumbers

The Sunday Leader - an English-language, Sri Lankan newspaper. Although the Health Ministry denies that the Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) slowly killing thousands in the North Central, Eastern, Wayamba, Ruhuna and Uva Provinces is due to pesticides and fertilisers containing arsenic being used for agriculture, studies now confirm that the use of fertilizer has contaminated… Details here.