Tag: "cryptosporidium" at medical news
Water Crisis Wreaks Havoc on Irish City
...supply contained nearly 60 times the safe limit of cryptosporidium
pollution. Residents have already been unable to drink or use water for food preparation for weeks and have complained that no free clean water has been made available by the authorities. Parents with young families have also expressed real con...
Cryptosporidium Outbreak in South Australia
...shared baths and swimming pools', she added. The cryptosporidium
parasite is known to cause diarrhoea, fever and vomiting, with symptoms lasting two weeks or longer. It can even kill the extremely frail. There is no drug treatment for the infection and the organism is highly resistant to chlorine.The Health De...