Diarrhea Outbreaks From Dirty Pool Water on the Rise

May 19, 2017 | Courtesy of time.com

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There has been a rise in the number of people catching diarrhea from dirty swimming pool water, according to new statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Twice as many people contracted cryptosporidiosis — a type of gastrointestinal illness caused by a parasite that can lead to watery diarrhea that lasts for up to three weeks — in 2016 than in 2014. Since 2004, the number of annual cryptosporidiosis incidents has tripled in the U.S.

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