Diarrhoeal Disease Outbreak in Taramani, India from Contamination

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Article courtesy of TNM Staff | December 22nd, 2016 | The News Minute | Shared as educational material.

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In Taramani, India, people suffered acute diarrhoeal disease from water contamination. The patients had been admitted to Government Royappetah Hospital and Tondiarpet Central Communicable Hospital from December 15 to December 20. But officials deny a cholera outbreak. After the contamination was reported, the Food Safety Department inspected major filling stations. An official stated that samples show that the water and chlorine levels fail to meet environmental requirements. The department has asked local engineers to increase the chlorine level to kill bacteria and microbes. Read more here: http://bit.ly/2h4c6Vs

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