Modeling enteric pathogen transmission through the land surface: A comparison of urban slum and rural villages in southern India.

Brown, Andrea.

Abstract: The rate of enteric diseases is high in Indian rural villages and urban slums, contributing to malnutrition and death primarily in children under five. These faecal-orally transmitted diseases are perpetuated through the mismanagement of sewage and feces leading to pathogen contamination of drinking water and direct human contact with pathogens in the soil environment. Soil can act as a ... read more

Tufts University. Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering.
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