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Stephen M. Katz Physicians For Peace
"A Burning Problem"

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Along the coast of Nigeria, where oil is king, an epidemic of cheating and corruption has bloomed. Among many scams, local kerosene merchants have begun to cut their product with gasoline, which is a few cents cheaper. The end result is that for a couple pennies of extra profit, unsuspecting Nigerians are sold tainted fuel for their lanterns and stoves which often explode, causing severe burns and death.


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