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A Simple Solution to World Health Issues: Toilets


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According to statistics from the World Health Organization and UNICEF, 2.6 billion people worldwide engage in open defecation.

The lack of toilets is the cause of 2 million preventable deaths a year, mostly from a variety of dysentery-like ailments that result from ingesting human fecal matter.


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