Excerpts from this story referencing "Secretary":
"… cts.The cause could be “cadmium or arsenic,” said Rohitha Nanayakkara, Secretary of the National Agrobusiness Council. “But what we say is it can't be fr …"
Excerpts from this story referencing "disease":
"… neys are failing, and no one knows why.A mysterious form of chronic kidney disease — CKD — is afflicting thousands of people in rural, agricultural commu …"
"… er from diabetes and high blood pressure, the usual risk factors for renal disease. They experience a rare form of kidney damage, known as tubulo-interstitia …"
"… They experience a rare form of kidney damage, known as tubulo-interstitial disease, consistent with severe dehydration and toxic poisoning.Other common links …"
"… e used heavily, and communities drink local groundwater. In each case, the disease began surging in the 1990s.Despite a decade of research in each affected r …"