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  • The 3 most common illnesses you can catch at a swimming pool

    The most common cause of swimming-related illness outbreaks is diarrhea. “This is one of the reasons why, if there is a fecal accident in a pool, there is protocol the lifeguards and pool operators follow before allowing people back into the water,” explains Dr. Clare Rock, an associate professor at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

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