Water Recreation and Disease
by Kathy Pond
Publisher: World Health Organization 2005
Number of pages: 260
Worldwide, the popularity of recreational activities which involve contact with water is growing. Ease of travel and change in human behaviour has altered the use of water for recreational purposes. Recreational exposures to pathogens may result in disease. This book provides a comprehensive review and analysis of potential disease outcomes associated with recreational water activities.
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