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What are water borne diseases?
As the name suggests, a disease that is transmitted by a bacteria or virus present in water is known as a water bourne disease. In the monsoons, there is a marked increase of flies, runoff from overflowing sewers, and added pollutants found from open defication and improper disposal of garbage that increase the risk of such diseases being spread. To know more about how to keep yourself safe from diseases this monsoons, read how to avoid monsoon related diseases.