Algeria: Well water blamed for causing illness in Vietnamese journalist

Posted on July 1, 2013 • Filed under: Africa, Tourists ill, Travel Health reports that a Vietnamese journalist was seriously poisoned by water from an old well in the Sahara Desert while on assignment in Algeria, claimed his employer, Nang Luong Moi newspaper . Nguyen Nhu Phong, Editor-in-Chief of the newspaper and its online affiliate, PetroTimes, allegedly washed his face and took a sip of water from a well in the town of Hassi Messaoud. Read article

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