Arsenic danger in the world

Arsenic is the twentieth most common element in nature. In most countries there is natural Arsenic in the environment. In some countries large amounts of Arsenic has contaminated the groundwater due to mining and other industrial pollution. The countries in the world can be divided into two groups - one where Arsenic problems have surfaced and one where potential problems are still latent.

Here are some of the countries where Arsenic health problems already are prevalent:

Argentina
Chile
China
India
Japan
Mexico
Mongolia
New Zealand
The Philippines
Taiwan
Thailand
USA

(Information from Dhaka Community Hospital)