Pool Rules: Never swim with diarrhea or drink the water


»Ever been at a public pool closed because some child had an “accident?” What you might not know is that the spread of what public health types call “fecal matter” is happening all the time in pools — and that chlorine doesn’t protect you as much as you’d like from one diarrhea-causing bug carried in feces. And no one has to have an obvious accident for others to get sick.«

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