Ecuador: 239 ill after drinking water contaminated with bat feces in Santa Elena

Posted on April 2, 2013 • Filed under: Ecuador, Latin America Health

In the commune Loma Alta, an hour and a half of the province of Santa Elena, is a unit of the Ministry of Health to monitor the intoxicated that ingerieron water contaminated with feces from bats. The provincial health director himself Santa Elena, Fernando Vicuna, said the emergency was presented on Monday, and that the 239 people who were poisoned were discharged. The main well that supplies water to the population of the commune Loma Alta closed when it was found it was contaminated with feces from bats. Read Article

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