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These viruses are primarily passed from animals to people through water sources contaminated with infected birds' droppings.
A CLIMATE ANOMALY MAY HAVE WORSENED THE 1918 PANDEMIC AND WWIKATE BAGGALEYSEPTEMBER 25, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
Toledo, Ohio, had to truck in water for its population in 2014 when an algae bloom on Lake Erie contaminated the city’s water supply.
MORE THAN 350 ELEPHANTS DIED IN BOTSWANA, AND WE MAY FINALLY KNOW WHYKAT ESCHNERSEPTEMBER 24, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
So, no, although the virus can be aerosolized, I’m not worried transient contact with “contaminated air” will spread it.
THE IMPORTANCE OF FACE MASKS AND THE TRAGEDY OF DOWNPLAYING THEM - ISSUE 90: SOMETHING GREENKEVIN BERGERSEPTEMBER 23, 2020NAUTILUS
The death toll of elephants in the southern Africa country has subsequently risen to 330, with Monday’s announcement by its Department of National Parks and Wildlife confirming the elephants drank water contaminated by cyanobacteria.
SCIENTISTS BLAME CLIMATE CHANGE FOR BACTERIA THAT CAUSED THE MYSTERIOUS DEATHS OF 300 AFRICAN ELEPHANTSTAWANDA KAROMBOSEPTEMBER 21, 2020QUARTZ
The amoeba primarily infects people swimming in lakes and rivers, though several reported cases have been linked to contaminated tap water.
50 YEARS AGO, SCIENTISTS WERE ON THE TRAIL OF A BRAIN-EATING AMOEBAMARIA TEMMINGSEPTEMBER 18, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
It may also be necessary to set up sediment barriers to trap contaminated soils from entering water supplies.
CALIFORNIA WILDFIRES MAY GIVE WAY TO MASSIVE MUDSLIDESULA CHROBAKSEPTEMBER 17, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
In the event of a recall, information about the source of foods also provides critical information to public health officials, allowing them to alert the public about potentially contaminated food items with specificity.
THE ‘INACTIVE' INGREDIENTS IN YOUR PILLS COULD HARM YOUBY YELENA IONOVA/THE CONVERSATIONSEPTEMBER 15, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
People need only touch the surface and then bring their contaminated hands to their nose or mouth.
DUST CAN INFECT ANIMALS WITH FLU, RAISING CORONAVIRUS CONCERNSERIN GARCIA DE JESUSAUGUST 24, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
Discharges which have continued for some time are practically always contaminated with the staphylococcus.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
He didn't think the penitentiary the place for them, and would not have the convicts contaminated by them.
PORTRAIT AND BIOGRAPHY OF PARSON BROWNLOW, THE TENNESSEE PATRIOTWILLIAM GANNAWAY BROWNLOW
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