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Stop going into hotel pools when you have diarrhea, CDC says


Posted at 5:30 pm on May 17, 2018 by salifuj22

Don’t drink the water.

We already know that pools are gross, but hotel pools and tubs are especially gross, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported today. In fact, the water can be so contaminated that it’s been making thousands of Americans sick.

The CDC sorted through nearly 500 outbreaks linked to pools, spas, and waterparks that made more than 27,200 people sick and killed eight people between 2000 and 2014. Roughly one-third of those outbreaks were traced back to hotels, motels, inns, and lodges, according to the CDC’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. That means that the managers at vacation spots still have to do better at keeping their aquatic facilities clean. And the public can help by remembering one simple rule, the CDC says:…

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