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Old 04-08-2011, 07:36 AM
Location: Michigan
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Drinking India’s tap water can yield more than a bad case of Delhi belly.

Scientists testing water samples from New Delhi found more than a dozen species of bacteria, ranging from strains that cause pneumonia to cholera. The bugs had genes that enable them to resist almost all medicines, according to a study published today in the medical journal The Lancet.

Delhi Belly Isn
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Old 04-08-2011, 07:36 PM
Location: Way beyond the black stump.
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Well, one could always purify water as they do in the NASA space programs - silver deposition in water via electrolysis. Seems the establishment is happy to use it in spaceships, and yet it's maligned almost anywhere else one looks. Do they know something that most punters don't? I think the answer to that would be an unequivocle Yes!
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