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Kids love to spend the summer at the local pool, lake or beach but it's possible they could end up with more than just a tan.
Just over a year after the earthquake in Haiti killed 222,000 people there's a new problem that is killing Haitians.
A simple, automated method of tracking E. coli uses a laser to detect and monitor the microbe in potentially contaminated bodies of water or waterways.
Aid agency says needs of the displaced "far exceed" the resources available Health concerns exacerbated by lack of shelter, some families may not be able to return home for at least three months ISLAMABAD, Pakistan, Aug.
UT professor finds concentrations of viruses and bacteria linked to human feces in community water sources in East Tennessee.
Presence or absence of "marine snow" in water samples affects predictions of waterborne disease transmission to humans.
An estimated three to four million people â€“ about one in every eight Canadians â€“drink water from private supplies.
LOS ANGELES, Dec. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cavitation Technologies, Inc. (CTI) (OTC Bulletin Board: CVAT; Berlin: WTC) is pleased to announce that the CaviGulation system offers essentially complete disinfection (up 99.999 %) by killing bacteria and viruses.
State and local governments should consider taking precautions to prevent waterborne illness associated with splash parks, U.S. health officials advise.
WASHINGTON, March 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- March 22 was World Water Day, an international day of observance that grew out of the 1992 United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED) in Rio de Janeiro.
Vibrio vulnificus is a species of Gram-negative, motile, curved, rod-shaped bacteria of the Vibrio Genus. Hollis et al. first reported it in 1976. It was given the name Beneckea vulnifica by Reichelt et al. in 1976 and in 1979 Vibrio vulnificus by Farmer. V. vulnificus is related to V. cholerae and is present in marine environments such as estuaries, brackish ponds, or coastal areas. It causes an infection often incurred after eating seafood, especially raw or undercooked oysters. It can...
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