Mystery in the Fields

Published — September 17, 2012

Do you know of other outbreaks of mystery CKD?



Our investigation of unexplained CKD among rural workers began as a story about a single plantation in Nicaragua. Then, it became several plantations in the region; next, nearly the entire Pacific Coast of Central America; and most recently, Sri Lanka and India as well.

CKD among rural workers may be a broad international epidemic — and we need your help to figure out how widely it is occurring.

If you have information about another outbreak of mystery CKD, please take a moment to fill out the short form below.

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