Waterborne GI Illnesses
Waterborne illnesses are caused by pathogenic microbes that can be directly spread through contaminated recreational or drinking water. The most common sign of a waterborne illness is diarrhea.
These are some commonly recognized waterborne illnesses:
Cholera - Fact Sheet or WHO Website
Leptospirosis - Fact Sheet or CDC Website
Typhoid Fever - Fact Sheet or WHO WebsiteFor additional information on waterborne illnesses, please visit these CDC websites: