Brazil’s Covid And Water Crisis: On The Front Lines With Photojournalist Tommaso Protti

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Reporting from the front lines in Brazil, one of the new epicenters of the coronavirus, where water is a central issue in combatting the disease.

Water Shortage Leaves Poorer Mexicans High and Dry in Coronavirus Fight

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Water scarcity complicates attempts to sanitize the area amid the spread of the coronavirus disease.

U.S. Supreme Court Rejects Trump Bid to Limit Water Pollution Law

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The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday rejected arguments seeking to limit the reach of a landmark water pollution law in a Hawaii dispute over wastewater indirectly discharged into the Pacific Ocean.

Rain Alleviates Bushfires in Australia, but Threatens Waterways

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Pollution concerns rise following recent rains.

A Sinking Metropolis

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A day in the life of Jakarta—a city drowning in water insecurity.

Legionnaires’ Disease Cases Soar Again, Set New Record

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The reported cases of Legionnaires' disease in 2018 increased by 33 percent, according to official federal government data.

Vast Differences in Legionnaires’ Disease Response by Industry

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Outside of healthcare, there are few rules for preventing spread of Legionnaires’ disease in buildings.

Slimy Lakes and Dead Dogs: Climate Crisis has Brought the Season of Toxic Algae

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Warming water and pollution are contributing to a variety of harmful bacteria that can wreak havoc on aquatic environments. Part of the Covering Climate Now partnership.

The Rapid Rise of Legionella: Q&A with Patrick Breysse of the CDC

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For public health “you have to confront Legionnaires’ disease,” Patrick Breysse, the director of the CDC's National Center for Environmental Health/Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, said.

Costs of Water Pollution, a Global Scourge, ‘Underestimated and Underappreciated’

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A new World Bank report highlights the extensive damage to health, ecosystems, and economies due to water pollution.

Report: Updated Laws and Collaboration Needed to Control Legionnaires’ Disease, America’s Deadliest Waterborne Illness

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A National Academies report has identified deficiencies in plumbing and building codes, policies, and research to prevent the spread of Legionella.

Plumbing Experts Question California’s Post-Fire Water Testing Guidance

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Government agencies still defining their roles in post-fire water contamination.