An interior view shows a swimming pool of the School of Olympic Reserve which was chosen to be the base for Panama’s national soccer team during the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Saransk

Public pools are teeming with parasites and bacteria linked to diarrhea and Legionnaire’s disease, which in some cases could cause serious illnesses, according to the CDC.
Public pools are teeming with parasites and bacteria linked to diarrhea and Legionnaire’s disease, which in some cases could cause serious illnesses, according to the CDC.

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From the article: What’s Really In Public Swimming Pools?

Public pools are teeming with parasites and bacteria linked to diarrhea and Legionnaire's disease, which in some cases could cause serious illnesses, according to the CDC.