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Post Reply CDC Warns of a Pool Parasite for swimmers this summer
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Posted 5/17/16
Well, at least its not the brain eating amoeba one?
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At least it isn't Polio - we almost have that disease beaten. Only two countries in the world remain polio endemic, however, as long as a single child remains infected, children in all countries are at risk of contracting polio. Failure to eradicate polio from these last remaining strongholds could result in as many as 200,000 new cases every year, within 10 years, all over the world.

http://www.historyofvaccines.org/content/blog/polio-and-swimming-pools-historical-connections

http://www.who.int/mediacentre/factsheets/fs114/en/
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Kids need to stop shitting in the pools lol
Posted 5/17/16
Ohhh Noooo..>.< I love to swim. I'll keep it in mind if I get sick, but I'm not going to give it up.
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Posted 5/17/16
I saw a similar story last year. It doesn't stop me swimming.
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Posted 5/17/16
gross
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Posted 5/20/16
not a swimmer anyways
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Right here
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Posted 5/21/16
The brain eating Naegleria Fowleri i disgusting.
I rather want Toxoplasma Gondii...
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