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30 juillet 1999 Paru dans N°223 - à la page 16

In developing countries, 80% of diseases are water-borne. However, the notion of ?zero risk? does not exist even in developed countries. The epidemic of Legionnaires' disease that broke out in Paris in June?July 1998 was a painful reminder of our vulnerability to these pathogens. Solutions to combat these problems nevertheless exist, consisting of a combination of hygiene, maintenance and disinfection of the installations.