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Disease Threatens Tsunami Survivors

In the southern Sri Lankan city of Galle, the number of those killed by Sunday's tsunami reaches 23,000. Across much of southern Asia, contaminated drinking water and the lack of sanitary facilities threaten the lives of survivors. Hear NPR's Steve Inskeep and NPR's Jason Beaubien.

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Jason Beaubien is NPR's Global Health and Development Correspondent on the Science Desk.
Steve Inskeep is a host of NPR's Morning Edition, as well as NPR's morning news podcast Up First.