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A bacterium in the water … Hundreds of people hospitalized!


Algeria – Analyzes carried out on samples of products consumed by the hundreds of cases of stocking with drinking water revealed the presence in drinking water of Coliformes.

On Monday, August 6, the number of hospitalized reached 488. In the last assessment, the last three days, the Health Services of Blida evoked 360 cases.

In a statement to Ennahar On Line, Monday, August 6, the director of health tried to reassure. "The tests revealed that the cause is a bacterium. "Total Coliforms" were detected in the water pipes ". And to add that these bacteria were not deadly. He insisted, however, that the services concerned "clean up the pipes as soon as possible" in order to stop the poisoning ".

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