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Beware of the Infection that Could Be Lurking in Your Local Pool

2018-06-27T22:01:47+00:00

Most people don’t equate summertime with sickness, but unfortunately data shows that more and more people are becoming infected with a nasty bug called cryptosporidiosis from an unexpected source: the swimming pool. Commonly known as crypto, this diarrhea-causing parasitic infection survives for days at a time in chlorinated pool water and makes it all too easy for children and adults to become ill for up two or three weeks.   Basics Facts About Cryptosporidiosis According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, crypto is the most common cause of diarrhea illness. It spreads when people come in contact [...]

Beware of the Infection that Could Be Lurking in Your Local Pool2018-06-27T22:01:47+00:00