One man’s crusade to end a global scourge with better salt | Curio

One man’s crusade to end a global scourge with better salt

30 mins | Jan 23, 2021

How an innovative, but simple take could help save lives. Iodised salt is one of history's great public health triumphs, virtually eliminating goitre. For years, salt expert Venkatesh Mannar has been trying to do the same to anaemia by adding iron. Will he succeed? In MIT Technology Review, Anna Louie Sussman investigates.

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From MIT Technology Review