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    A mystery illness that’s baffled authorities in southern India has killed at least one person and left hundreds, mostly children, needing treatment in hospital. Medical teams are ramping up their investigations after finding traces of heavy metals in some blood samples. As Jordyn Butler reports, none of the victims tested positive to covid-19, but they may have been poisoned by chemicals contained in pesticides.

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