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Water Borne Diseases
West Bengal  /  Published 09.12.20

11 years to get approval for Arsenic-free water project

Nearly one lakh residents in the arsenic-contaminated Swarupnagar block in North 24-Parganas are yet to get pure drinking water, because a dedicated water supply project commissioned in 2009 is yet to...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Swarupnagar

India  /  Published 08.12.20

Mystery illness leads to nickel, lead

Presence of lead and nickel in drinking water and milk has been primarily established as the root cause of the mysterious sickness among people in Eluru city of Andhra Pradesh, which has till now clai...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Hyderabad

West Bengal  /  Published 27.07.20

Test shows E-Coli in Durgapur water

Residents of Durgapur found themselves in a new concurrent health scare on Saturday after lab analysis of a 100ml sample of purified drinking water supplied by the Durgapur Municipal Corporation hinte...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Durgapur

West Bengal  /  Published 02.05.19

Avoid sun to escape season’s ailments

The onset of summer brings with it a battery of diseases. Most such diseases are food and water-borne. With thirsty people drinking unfiltered water or fruit juice prepared with unfiltered water or cu...
By The Telegraph in Calcutta

Health  /  Published 20.11.18

Travelling? Take precautions for traveller's bug

Although the disease is self-limiting and usually subsides on its own, it is essential to prevent complications like dehydration. Fluids, such as correctly reconstituted, commercially available packe...
By Dr Gita Mathai


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