A cure for a killer—but how to deliver it?

Millions of Third World children die of diarrhoea each year, although there is a simple cure available: oral rehydration. Discovered by scientists a decade ago, it has still not reached the people most in need. Anil Agarwal reports

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Agarwal, A. A cure for a killer—but how to deliver it?. Nature 278, 389–391 (1979). https://doi.org/10.1038/278389a0

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