Waterborne Illness

Waterborne Illness

Public water supplies are treated to kill any organisms that could make you sick, but waterborne viruses, bacteria and parasites continue to cause illness and even death in the U.S. A panel talks about how giardia, cryptosporidium, E. coli...

Public water supplies are treated to kill any organisms that could make you sick, but waterborne viruses, bacteria and parasites continue to cause illness and even death in the U.S. A panel talks about how giardia, cryptosporidium, E. coli and other nasty "bugs" still plague Americans, and what's being done about it.

Guests

Dennis Lang

of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Steve Schaub

of the Environmental Protection Agency

David Parenti

infectious disease physician at George Washington University Medical Center

Dennis Juranek

of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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