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Tap water contains sickness bug

26th June 2008

One quarter of a million people were told they needed to boil water before they drank it after the cryptosporidium bug was found to have infected water supplies.

The bug can cause stomach pains, fever and diarrhoea. Dan Baker, spokesman for Anglian Water, said: "It could take weeks. We are working to get to the source of it."


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Article Information

Title: Tap water contains sickness bug
Author: Jess Laurence
Article Id: 7295
Date Added: 26th Jun 2008

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