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.

A Sinking Metropolis

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A day in the life of Jakarta—a city drowning in water insecurity.
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Pesticides, Antibiotics, Heavy Metals Tarnish Europe’s Waterways

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New chemicals and medicines are being developed, then leaching into waterways, faster than researchers can study them.

‘Alarming’ Increase in U.S. Hepatitis A Cases, CDC Reports

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The resurgence of the viral liver disease hepatitis A is linked to drug use and homelessness.

Groundwater Plummets in Delhi, City of 29 Million

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Experts warn that Delhi could reach “zero groundwater levels” by 2020.

CDC Releases Latest U.S. Legionnaires’ Disease Data

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Legionnaires’ disease, a pneumonia-like illness, is the deadliest waterborne disease in the United States, killing about one in eleven people it sickens.

Detroit Schools Shut Off Drinking Water After Finding Elevated Levels of Lead, Copper

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A task force will investigate the contamination and identify solutions.

Recovery Begins in Kerala, Where Historic Flooding Killed Hundreds

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More than 1 million Kerala residents were displaced by the worst flooding in a century.

Toxic Water, Toxic Crops: India’s Public Health Time Bomb

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Raw sewage and industrial wastewater contaminated with metals and chemicals irrigate much of the India's food.

Perfluorinated Chemicals Health Study Included in Congress Budget Deal

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CDC will assess exposure to the chemical at U.S. military bases.

Straight Pipes Foul Kentucky’s Long Quest to Clean Its Soiled Waters

A two-decade mission to reduce sewage pollution still has a lot of work to finish.