Leptospirosis

Leptospirosis is a bacterial disease that affects animals and humans. Infection occurs through contact with water, food, or soil contaminated by animal urine. The symptoms of Leptospirosis include high fever, severe headache, vomiting, jaundice, and diarrhea: Untreated, the disease can result in kidney damage, liver failure, meningitis, or respiratory distress; fatality rates are low but left untreated recovery can take months. Other water contact diseases are Leptospirosis, Schistosomiasis.

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