Disease Information: Diseases
Related to Water
and Safe Water, Water and Pregnant Women, Children, the Elderly,
and the Immunocompromised
to a topic using the list to the right.
concerns: safe water, ice, beverages, and foods rinsed in water
Food and Water
What travelers need to know about avoiding infectious diseases spread
Current outbreaks, diseases to watch for in specific regions, precautions
and vaccinations for specific diseases. If you’re planning a trip, check
section to find out if waterborne diseases are a problem where you’re
going, and if they are, to learn what to do to protect yourself when you’re
advice for pregnant women, young children, the elderly, and people
with weak immune systems
with compromised immune systems and swimming
Portion of fact sheet
Cryptosporidiosis: A Guide for Persons with HIV and AIDS
Food and Water: A Guide for People with HIV Infection
Brochure. May also be useful for other people with weakened immune systems.
From the National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention
information and NCID waterborne disease programs
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