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Estimate of incidence and cost of recreational waterborne illness on United States surface waters

Ever wondered what happens when a person comes in contact with contaminated water when swimming or paddling? Or how much it costs to treat the associated illnesses? A new study in the journal Environmental Health estimates it between $2.2–3.7 billion! Read on for more details.


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