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The discovery of a carcinogenic substance has led officials to warn millions of people in southern China not to drink water from a pair of polluted rivers.
Number of sick in south China water poisoning rises to 450 NANNING, Oct. 10 (Xinhua) -- The number of people sickened after drinking contaminated water in south China has risen to 450 as of Friday, including four with arsenic poisoning.
South China water poisoning toll rises to 200 sick NANNING, Oct. 9 (Xinhua) -- The number of people made ill after drinking contaminated water in south China has risen to 200 from Tuesday's 136, as medical tests found more people with arsenic poisoning.
136 villagers poisoned by contaminated water in south China NANNING, Oct. 7 (Xinhua) -- Contaminated drinking water has poisoned 136 villagers in south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, the local government said on Tuesday based on an initial investigation.
Arsenic-sickened villagers out of danger in south China NANNING, Oct. 8 (Xinhua) -- A local government official said on Wednesday that 136 villagers were in stable condition after drinking water contaminated by arsenic in south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region.
China meted out penalties to four cities and 10 power firms for their failures in meeting anti- pollution requirements just weeks before the Olympics.
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