Calif. Drought Leads to Spike in Local Respiratory Illnesses
Experts say that the ongoing drought in California is worsening health conditions in East Porterville, where residents rely on shallow private wells for water. Local doctors say they have seen an increase in respiratory illnesses, such as allergies, asthma and chronic bronchitis.
- "Drought Worsening Health Crisis in Central California Town" (AP/Sacramento Bee, 6/21).
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