Water Borne Diseases

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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.

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minahil.zia

i get to much imformation for my work and that's really helpful . thanks

Rahul_Rathi

Very helpful information I think we should use water purifiers like Kent for making the water clean. so that we can keep the water borne diseases away. It's also our responsibility to keep the water sources clean.

sanjogundale

This is not possiable sea water will affect our body and cause for any water desease. In weakness we are using salted water for enery and well recovery of body. Sooo 101% possibility is t sunami [ sea water 0 never effect or not cuase for any water diseases

Is there Still any serotype of vibrio cholera? If present which states are prone to get outbreak?

guest

excellent information wonderful piece of information

guest

ya excellent information but not enough.. because i want some more information.

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