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J&K Health Department Advices Measures To Check Water-Borne Diseases

by Medindia Content Team on  June 27, 2006 at 12:52 PM Indian Health News   - G J E 4
J&K Health Department Advices Measures To Check Water-Borne Diseases
Jammu and Kashmir health department today advised people to take precautionary measures in view of the likelihood of increase in water-borne diseases like diarrhoea and jaundice during summer.
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The people have been asked to boil drinking water for at least ten minutes and wash raw vegetables and fruit thoroughly before eating, an official spokesman said.

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He said the health department has also advised people to wash hands with soap after going to toilet and before eating.

They should also use chlorine tablets, the spokesman said.

Source:PTI News
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