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30 Apr 2008

Autor*in:
Randeep Ramesh, Guardian [UK]

Bhopal: hundreds of new victims are born each year

Hundreds of children are still being born with birth defects as a result of the world's worst industrial disaster 23 years ago in the central Indian town of Bhopal, say campaigners. They are demanding that the Indian government provide immediate medical care and research the "hidden" health impacts...The true legacy of the disaster is only now coming to light...Medical experts who had studied the effects of the gas on children born in communities affected by the gas cloud said there was now "no doubt of increased chance of the negative effects in children". [refers to Union Carbide (part of Dow)]

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