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Bathing in city fountains unsafe for humans and can lead not only to colds, but infection with various infections. This was reported on the website of Rospotrebnadzor.
“Bathing in the fountain can turn into acute intestinal infection, respiratory infection, conjunctivitis, the main danger is posed by enterovirus, rotavirus, hepatitis A,” — says the publication. It adds that adults and children may be injured or electrocuted from the lights, and communications.
The Ministry said that the fountains are used to decorate the city and humidification and is not intended for other purposes. The water is vary rare, not clean and not disinfected. High temperatures promote reproduction of microorganisms.
Earlier the Russians during the heat advised to drink more water, not to stand in the sun, dress in the right clothes and avoid sudden temperature changes.
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