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Waterborne Diseases

Waterborne Diseases: Introduction

Any disease that can spread through contaminated water. The contamination can involve bacterial, viral or protozoan organisms. Some examples of waterborne diseases include cholera (bacteria), dysentery (bacteria or amoeba), cryptosporidiosis (protozoa), hepatitis A (virus) and giardia (protozoa). Infection can result not only from drinking the water but also from swimming in the water where it can enter the body in other ways such as through broken skin. Many poorer countries have limited uncontaminated water supplies so waterborne disease is a huge health issue worldwide. ...more »

Symptoms of Waterborne Diseases

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