Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, April 12th, 2005
Transporting and storing water in brass pitchers may be saving lives in rural India, according to researchers from Northumbria University in Newcastle upon Tyne. The scientists looked at the effectiveness of storing contaminated water for over 2 days in traditional brass, earthenware and modern plastic containers.
"We discovered that when the water was contaminated with typical fecal bacteria...
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