• At least 20% of the world’s people do not have clean drinking water always available.
  • Unsafe drinking water causes 88% of diseases worldwide.
  • More than 14,000 people die every day from such diseases.
  • Human wastes may be in the water.
  • If that's the case, the water will probably contain pathogens.
  • The cholera bacteria and guinea worms are pathogens.
  • Guinea worm is a serious problem in parts of Africa.
  • Learn what is being done to decrease the number of people suffering from this parasite at the video below.
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