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Latrine Building In India May Do Little To Improve Children’s Health, Study Shows

New York Times: Latrines May Not Improve Health of Poor Children
“Because of the well-known dangers of open defecation — especially for children’s health — bringing millions of latrines to the poor has long been a goal of public health experts. But now a major study in India has stunned advocates of latrine building by showing that it may do little good…” (McNeil, 10/27).

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