Tuesday, December 27, 2011

There but for the Grace of God... Antibiotics in Drinking Water

Scientists have found a drinking water supply in India that has antibiotics in it..stronger than a therapeutic dose!
And who did it?
"Enormous quantities of antibiotics are released into wastewater from drug factories that manufacture the bulk of the world's pharmaceutical antibiotics. The compounds contaminated nearby surface and ground water, exposing people and aquatic wildlife to the drugs.These levels of contamination are alarming for two reasons. First, they may adversely affect human health following exposure to contaminated water. The health effects of ongoing exposure to high

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