Communicable diseases warning issued after floods in Philippines

The Philippines Department of Health (DOH) Saturday warned the public of the transmission of communicable diseases following the floods that inundated Manila and surrounding provinces.

Tips to prevent water-borne diseases

Water-borne disease or water-related diseases are any illness caused by recreational or drinking water contaminated by human or animal feces, which contains pathogenic microorganisms.

Monsoon leads to spurt in water-borne diseases in Mumbai

Though the monsoon brings cheers by filling up parched lakes and dams and boosting up farming, it also leads to a spurt in water-borne diseases, say experts.

New initiatives needed against water-borne diseases: Sachin Tendulkar

Sachin Tendulkar has expressed his concern and has come forward to bat against water-borne diseases. He called for eradication of water-borne diseases and said that Indian research institutions should come up with new initiatives against the mortality among children due to such diseases.

`Coordinated efforts needed to tackle water-borne diseases`

Concerned over the contamination of water, Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation has sought greater convergence.

`Coordinated efforts needed to tackle water-borne diseases`

Concerned over the contamination of water, Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation has sought greater convergence.

Threat of water-borne diseases loom as flood toll touches 40

Health authorities cautioned the public on water borne
diseases in flood-hit areas.