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.


  • Dennis Juranek of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • David Parenti infectious disease physician at George Washington University Medical Center
  • Steve Schaub of the Environmental Protection Agency
  • Dennis Lang of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

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