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Hotel pools and hot tubs may bring health risks

Research we’re watching You may want to take precautions if you’re planning on swimming or using a hot tub at your hotel on your next vacation. Data released May 18 in the CDC’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report shows that these attractions are hot spots for waterborne diseases. In fact, one-third of waterborne disease outbreaks between 2000 and 2014 were traced to hotel pools or hot tubs. …

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