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In this April 5, 2016 photo, Lutfa Begum walks back after collecting drinking water from a tubewell, which has not yet been tested for arsenic contamination at Khirdasdi village, in the outskirts of Dhaka, Bangladesh. Arsenic-tainted government wells are still poisoning an estimated 20 million people in Bangladesh, a number that is unchanged from 10 years ago despite years of action to dig new wells at safer depths, according to a report released Wednesday. (AP Photo/ A.M. Ahad)
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December 9, 2022

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