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Some Human Diseases and Parasites Spread by Sewage Pollution 

Typhoid fever

Bacterial dysentery (shigellosis)

Cholera

Poliomyelitis

Meningitis

Gastroenteritis

Hepatitis A

Amoebic dysentery

Diarrhoea

Parasitic nematodes (roundworms)

Tapeworms (cestodes)

Trematodes (liver flukes, etc)

Infectious mononucleosis (?)

"Immunological deficiency" (?)

"Congenital Heart Anomalies" (?)

Conjunctivitis (?)

Source: P. D. Abel, Water Pollution Biology, Ellis Horwood Limited, Chichester, England, 1989.

Look for more details in upcoming Green Delaware News. (C) Alan Muller

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