General information about Water Borne Diseases
Drinking of water contaminated by human or animal feces, which contains pathogenic microorganisms, causes water borne diseases.
In developing countries four-fifths of all the illness are caused by water-borne diseases, with diarrhea being the leading cause of childhood death.
Floodwaters can carry with it Raw sewage, Silt, Oil or Chemical wastes and cause diarrhea and dysentery.
Infectious diseases caused by pathogenic bacteria, viruses, and protozoa are the most common and wide spread health risk associated with drinking water.
Latest Publications and Research on Water Borne DiseasesFamily compliance with counseling for children traveling to the tropics. - Published by PubMed
The diversity of microparasites of rodents: a comparative analysis that helps in identifying rodent-borne rich habitats in Southeast Asia. - Published by PubMed
Climate change threats to population health and well-being: the imperative of protective solutions that will last. - Published by PubMed
Occurrence of Regulated and Emerging Iodinated DBPs in the Shanghai Drinking Water. - Published by PubMed
The Challenges For Global Harmonization Of Food Safety Norms And Regulations : Issues For India. - Published by PubMed