More than three million children die each year due to preventable infectious diseases.
After suffering from the worst Legionnaires outbreak in the history of the U.s. in 2014 and disastrous water crisis in 2015, residents of Flint in Michigan are once again facing another outbreak. This time, it's an highly infectious bacterial disease called Shigellosis.
The U.S. Food and Drugs Administration has ordered companies and manufacturers of so-called antibacterial soaps to stop making their products commercially available. This is due to lack of scientific evidence proving their efficacy in preventing the spread of germs.
Taking a dip in your local public pool this summer might not be so appealing now that the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) report that nearly 60 percent of public pools contain a detectable amount of bacteria found in human feces that can cause rashes and infections.