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Cardio-metabolic disease in India—the up-coming tsunami

Authors: Uday Mahadeo Jadhav

Abstract

The Indian Ocean earthquake occurred on 26 December, 2004 with the epicentre off the west coast of Indonesia and triggered a series of tsunamis along the southeast coast of the Indian mainland, leaving behind destruction and death the like of which was unparalleled in the history of the country. Nearly all of the victims were taken completely by surprise, despite a lag of several hours between the earthquake and the tsunami.