Hurricane "Sandy" is threatened by mass outbreaks
Replaced storm in the States can come another problem – an epidemic of intestinal infections. As RIA "Novosti", there is reason to believe that the waters of Chesapeake Bay were waste. Signs, talking about the dangers of contaminated installed near the Patuxent River.
Sewage ejection occurred because of breaches in the supply of electrical power outage occurred at water treatment plant on the Patuxent River in Maryland. Now supply is restored, but the effects of the hurricane will have to fight for a long time.
The fault of the hurricane "Sandy" in the water were several million liters of liquid waste. While health officials calm people: water and diluted to talk about the imminent start of the epidemic is not necessary. However, epidemiologists at a constant monitoring of the situation.
Particularly unfavorable situation goes, if it will rain. This will spread dirt. Also, experts recommend not to consume food fish and shellfish because of the risk of infection.
According to the latest data, the hurricane "Sandy", claimed the lives of at least 40-50 people (agencies vary). According to New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, in the city killed 18 people. The total number of victims of the hurricane, which started with the Caribbean, has reached 110 people.