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... Even diseases associated with standing water, such as malaria, often resulted from the large water influxes caused by floods. The twentieth century, with its increased industrialization and improved agricultural processes, gave us a greater complexity of waterborne threats to human health.
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... Terrorism adds another dimension to our concerns about water supplies and the potential effects of their contamination, whether inadvertent or intentional, on human beings. The idea for this workshop emerged from a series of discussions among Roundtable members on key issues now facing the environmental health community.
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