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Mumbai braces itself for leptospirosis and waterborne infections

BMJ 2005; 331 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.331.7512.307-a (Published 04 August 2005) Cite this as: BMJ 2005;331:307
  1. Ganapati Mudur
  1. New Delhi

    Fears of leptospirosis and waterborne infections intensified in Mumbai after unprecedented monsoon rains last week killed nearly 400 people in the city, choked water and sewage systems, and left hundreds of animal carcasses on the streets. Health officials have asked the public to drink boiled water, avoid consuming …

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