User: tushargupta101 Topic: Water
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Cloudy water increases risk of gastrointestinal illnesses: Study 18.8.2017 New Kerala: World News
Washington D.C. [USA], Aug 18 : Attention people, your first and only preference should be clean drinking water, as a study has warned that cloudy drinking water is linked to increased cases of gastrointestinal illness.
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Cloudy water increases risk of gastrointestinal illnesses Study 18.8.2017 DNA: Health
Researcher Anneclaire De Roos from Drexel University in Philadelphia, US found associations between acute gastrointestinal illness (AGI) and water turbidity, a term meaning cloudiness or opacity.
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Over 100 minors killed in Sierra Leone floods, mudslides 18.8.2017 All News-IANS Stories
At least 109 children were among the more than 300 people who were killed in the deadly floods and mudslides that swept through Sierra Leone earlier in the week, a UN agency said.
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Cloudy water risks your stomach health 17.8.2017 New Kerala: World News
Washington D.C. [USA], Aug 17 : A new study has linked cloudy drinking water, even if it's within the limits allowed by some cities, to increased cases of gastrointestinal illness.
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Cloudy water risks your stomach health 17.8.2017 DNA: Health
In reviewing past studies from cities across North America and Europe, researcher Anneclaire De Roos found associations between acute gastrointestinal illness (AGI) and water turbidity, a term meaning cloudiness or opacity.
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Plea in NGT on rise of encephalitis in Gorakhpur 17.8.2017 Hindu: Cities
Close on the heels of the death of several children in a Gorakhpur hospital, a plea was mentioned before a Bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar, with allegations of contaminated gro...
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Residents live in constant fear of water-borne diseases 17.8.2017 Hindu: Bangalore
With sump water getting contaminated in Koramangala and other parts of the city, including Wilson Garden and HSR Layout, residents and health officials are on high alert to prevent the spread of water...
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Health hazards during water logging 16.8.2017 deccanherald.com
The heavy downpour on Tuesday has made the city prone to an epidemic outbreak. According to doctors, the overflow of the drains would leave rodents and dirt near the premises of the houses. Diseases like typhoid, cholera, fever among others are common during the time. Experts in the city have asked people to take precautionary measures to avoid infections and communicable diseases that may occur during the time of water logging. "Although mosquito larva gets washed away, there are chances that drinking water may get mixed with contaminated water, especially if the pipes have leaked. People should drink water after boiling and cooling it," said Dr Lokesh M N, Chief Health Officer, BBMP. Rashes on skin may also occur due to contact with contaminated water, doctors cautioned asking people to have a bath if they come in contact with stench or contaminated water. They also advised people to eat hot food and properly preserved food to avoid infection. They said that people should keep their houses and its ...
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Sierra Leone mudslide: 600 still missing in Freetown, thousands become homeless 16.8.2017 Zee News : World
Concern shifted Wednesday to the estimated 600 people still missing and thousands made homeless in Sierra Leone by deadly floods in the capital, as aid groups scrambled to coordinate a response.
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400 dead, 600 missing in Sierra Leone mudslide 16.8.2017 All News-IANS Stories
At least 400 people have been confirmed dead and 600 people are still missing following a mudslide and flooding in the Sierra Leone capital, officials said on Wednesday.
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Sierra Leone appeals for urgent help after deadly floods 16.8.2017 Hindu: News
UN says it is evaluating humanitarian needs
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Doctors advise precautions to avoid diseases 15.8.2017 Deccan Herald - News
Heavy downpour has led to water logging and overflowing drains, making the city prone to diseases. Gastroenteritis, typhoid, cholera, fever are common during rains. Experts advise people to take precautionary measures to avoid bacterial infections and communicable diseases that are likely during water logging. "Although mosquito larva gets washed away, there are chances that pure water may get mixed with contaminated water, especially if pipes have leaked. People should drink boiled and cooled water," said Dr Lokesh M N, Chief Health Officer, BBMP. He added that hot and properly preserved food should be consumed. Dr Prakash Kumar, Deputy Director of National Vector Borne Disease Control Programme (NVBDCP), said diarrhoea, cholera, typhoid, vomiting are common during this time He said, "People tend to buy canned water. They should ensure that the bottles are properly sealed with a seal or label on them. There are cases where borewell water is used instead of drinking water in these ...
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Sierra Leone appeals for urgent help after deadly floods 15.8.2017 Zee News : World
The country ranked 179th out of 188 countries on the UN Development Programme`s 2016 Human Development Index, a basket of data combining life expectancy, education and income and other factors.
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Co-optex to launch ahimsa pattu 15.8.2017 Hindu: News
Aims to attract young customers
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Reuters Health News Summary 15.8.2017 DNA: Health
Exclusive: India aims to revamp health scheme, lower costs after criticism India's health ministry has trimmed its cost estimates for extending its main public health program by 25 percent after criticism from a federal think-tank over inefficiency and slow progress, according to government documents seen by Reuters.
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312 dead as mudslides, flooding sweep through Sierra Leone capital 14.8.2017 Zee News : World
Sierra Leone was one of the west African nations hit by an outbreak of the Ebola virus in 2014 that left more than 4,000 people dead in the country, and it has struggled to revive its economy since the crisis.
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Over 300 dead in Sierra Leone mudslide, flooding 14.8.2017 TimesOfIndia
At least 312 people were killed on Monday when heavy flooding hit Sierra Leone's capital of Freetown, leaving morgues overflowing and residents desperately searching for loved ones. Reports said a section of a hill in the Regent area of the city had partially collapsed, exacerbating the disaster.
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312 dead, 2,000 homeless as mudslides, flooding sweep Sierra Leone 14.8.2017 Latest News
Bodies were carried away, houses submerged, where roads turned into churning rivers of mud, corpses
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Cholera cases soar past half-million in Yemen, kill 2,000: WHO 14.8.2017 Latest News
More than 15 million people in the country have no access to basic healthcare
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Delhi to form panel to check deaths while cleaning sewers 12.8.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Hours after the death of two brothers while cleaning a sewage treatment plant of a city mall, Delhi Water Minister Rajendra Pal Gautam directed the department officials to form a "vigilance committee" to stop such incidents in the future.
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