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Health definition

Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity


Water-borne diseases

Caused by the ingestion of water contaminated by human or animal faeces or urine containing pathogenic bacteria or viruses: cholera, typhoid, and other diarrheal diseases