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CDC: Fecal Bacteria Common in Swimming Pools

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May 17, 2013
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Health officials say they found fecal bacteria in more than half of the water samples taken from Atlanta-area public swimming pools last summer. And they say contaminated water leading to disease outbreaks is becoming common nationwide.


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