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Thousands die from mystery ailment in cane fields

Monday, June 15, 2015


Sugar cane workers make up most of some 20,000 people across Central America who have died of a mysterious kidney disease over the past two decades.

A pilot program is delving into why – and testing if small changes in workers' daily practices could yield life-saving benefits and reform a tough industry.






Source: Christian Science Monitor