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Iced tea consumption linked to increase in cholera risk in endemic countries

Iced tea consumption linked to increase in cholera risk in endemic countries

Patients with cholera were also more likely to always put ice in their water and to use sedimented river water for drinking, bathing, cooking, and brushing their teeth.

Over 80% Pakistanis drink contaminated water

Minister for Science and Technology Rana Tanveer told the Senate on Tuesday that the Pakistan Council for Research in Water Resources (PCRWR) had conducted various water quality monitoring projects in the country and said 69 per cent to 82 per cent water samples collected from 2,807 villages in 24 districts were found contaminated or unsafe for drinking, Dawn online reported.
 

50 taken ill in Rajasthan after drinking contaminated water

On receiving information about the incident, a rapid response team was sent to the spot.

Jaundice outbreak: Himachal HC provides interim relief

It was reported media that Ashwani Khad water treatment station, which supplies water to one-third of Shimla's population, is highly contaminated.