22 MARCH 2018

Children are among those mostly suffering and dying from diseases caused by impure water. Recent icddr,b evidence suggests that these children could not only have survived but also have attained better development with improved water quality and better nutrition.

18 FEBRUARY 2018

One major diarrhoea-causing pathogen recently found in Dhaka city sludge has shown resistance to Colistin - a last-resort antibiotic for infection control widely used in the poultry industry in Bangladesh. The Colistin-resistant bacterium Escherichia coli (E. coli) was multi-drug resistant (MDR), showing resistance to 11 different antibiotics tested.

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