Wild swimmers have more multi-resistant bacteria in their intestines

Wild swimmers have more multi-resistant bacteria in their intestines Infections in people who regularly swim in rivers, canals and streams are less treatable with antibiotics. This is due to the fact that, during swimming, one ingests water containing bacteria that are resistant to several antibiotics. The National Institute for Public …

How polluted are our swimming lakes?

How polluted are our swimming lakes? The bathing season starts again, not only in the outdoor pools, but in the swimming lakes too.  In addition, we already reported on the final report of the Niedersächsische Landesbetrieb für Wasserwirtschaft, Küsten- und Naturschutz (NLWKN) and the Universitätsklinikum Bonn on the contamination of …