Leptospirosis bacterium still haunts swimming holes

Excerpt from the May 14, 1966, issue of Science News

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SWIMMER, BEWARE  In the summer of 1966, Science News warned readers of the dangerous bacteria behind leptospirosis lurking in recreational water holes. It, and a deadly amoeba, are still risks today. 

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