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Waterborne Diseases – Diseases caused by micro-organisms in contaminated water. Infection commonly results during bathing, washing and drinking

NOTE: Contamination can also occur in the preparation of food, or the consumption of infected food. Diseases such as cholera, typhoid and botulism can be transmitted in this way. 

Water was splashed on the newborn baby's head but the water caused a disease (waterborne diseases). It just shows you shouldn't use contaminated water for bathing, washing or drinking.

Water was splashed on the newborn baby's head but the water caused a disease (waterborne diseases). It just shows you shouldn't use contaminated water for bathing, washing or drinking.

Remember Waterborne diseases in Water Geography diagram 1

 

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