Worm Diseases Worm diseases are another type of waterborne diseases that are caused by flatworms and round worms. These diseases usually spread by the consumption of undercooked beef, pork, and by the consumption of water contaminated with the eggs of worms. The infection by the worms usually occurs in the small and large intestine. The worms can live in the body for years. The common symptoms of worm

diseases include coughing, worms in stool, and stomach pain. The diseases can be cured with the use of different medicines.


• Regular hand-washing, especially before eating and after going to bathroom, can keep people safe from hepatitis A and dysentery. • Seven cholera pandemics have hit the world in the last 200 years. This disease is also called the “blue death” because the patient’s skin turns blue-grey due to extreme loss of fluids.


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