How can I avoid getting sick from bacteria while swimming?

Leigh Vinocur, MD
Emergency Medicine

To keep from getting sick from bacteria while swimming -- first, don't drink the water! says emergency medicine specialist Dr. Leigh Vinocur. Watch the video to learn more about staying healthy around water.

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