Nothing is more exciting than happy children splashing in the pool.Swimming, diving or just splashing spray when she cried. Be careful not swallow pool water.
Swallow the pool water was a cause of disease outbreaks in different countries. In a report issued by the U.S. government has listed 134 outbreaks miko organism borne disease pathogens in the water.
Outbreaks that occur between the years 2007-2008 was associated with a swimming pool and other recreational activities in the water. Also found 36 outbreaks of illness associated with drinking water.
In January 2007 also reported an outbreak of diseases related to activities in the pool. The most likely took place in December 2008 that affected 38 states and Puerto Rico, causing at least 13,966 people sick.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is among the years 2005-2008 there was an increase in diseases caused by polluted water, 72 percent. Water pollution that occurs in a swimming pool, river, lake or sea water.
About 45 percent of the outbreaks of diseases that occur in the years 2007-2008 is caused by Cryptosporidium, a chlorine resistant parasite that famous. Meanwhile, the U.S. national data analysis found more than 4,000 cases of illness and injuries occur due to the use of chemicals in public or private pool.
To avoid contamination of this disease, CDC provides prevention advice, namely:
- Avoid swimming or water play activities when he was suffering from diarrhea. Diarrhea-causing bacteria will spread readily in water and spread to others.
- Teach children not to water ponds, rivers, lakes or sea swallow.
- Go take a shower with soap before swimming and wash hands with soap after using the toilet. This action prevents bacteria in the body dissolves into the water pool.
In addition to the water pool, the CDC also found many cases of gastrointestinal illness caused by infection from drinking water.Most cases occurred because the drinking water comes from groundwater is not the right treatment.
The experts also found the transfer of bacteria, viruses, parasites, and chemicals in the water that is swallowed. A third of the drinking water due to an outbreak of legionella were also infected, the bacterium that can cause serious respiratory problems.