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L’amibiase est une infection intestinale causée par un parasite qui vit dans les matières fécales des personnes infectées.
Listeria is a bacteria that can cause a rare but serious illness called listeriosis. Those who are pregnant, the elderly, and those with a weakened immune system have a higher risk of becoming seriously ill.
Legionella are bacteria that live in water that can cause two types of illness in humans: Legionnaires’ disease and Pontiac fever.
|Lead in Schools, Private Schools and Child Care Centres||
Ministry of Environment and Climate Change (MOECC) under the Ontario Regulation 243/07 requires all schools, private schools and child care centres to sample and test drinking water to measure the concentration of lead against the provincial drinking water guidelines for lead.
|Lead in Drinking Water||
Lead is a toxic metal that is found naturally in the air, soil, and water. It is also used in mining, manufacturing, and burning of fossil fuels. The amount of lead Canadians are exposed to has decreased since the 1970s, mainly due to the removal of lead in gasoline, paint, and solder in food cans (Government of Canada, 2013).
Qu'est-ce que la salmonellose? La salmonellose est une taxi-infection alimentaire causée par la germe Salmonella.