Staying healthy: Fight against Naegleria continues

Low levels or chlorine in the city’s tap water is being cited as the reason for the spread of the disease.


Our Correspondent October 20, 2012

KARACHI: The Karachi Water and Sewerage Board (KWSB) and Sindh Health Department have decided to form joint inspection teams to fight against Naegleria, a bacteria that enters through the nose and damages the brain.

Low levels or chlorine in the city’s tap water is being cited as the reason for the spread of the disease.

Published in The Express Tribune, October 20th, 2012.

 

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