10 Of The Worst Waterborne Diseases Known To Man



Malaria

While most cases of malaria are spread through mosquito bites, some do come through water bodies, such as lakes, ponds, and stagnant water. The disease is highly fatal, unfortunately, and most symptoms begin appearing days after infection.

Typhoid Fever

Typhoid Fever has been known to cause slow fever, abdominal typhus, gastric fever, and more within the victim. The fever is often spread through poor hygiene, but is also commonly found in water that has been contaminated.