Education

Pandemics: Introduction and major concerns

Introduction Updated 3/19/20 to reflect the latest pandemic status per the World Health Organization This is a primer for our Instagram followers who are new to the topic. What is a pandemic? The World Health Organization defines a pandemic as the worldwide spread of [...]

2020-05-13T13:27:24-05:00March 2nd, 2020|Education|

Cryptosporidium and Giardia: Leading Causes of Waterborne Illnesses

What are Cryptosporidium and Giardia? Found all over the world, Cryptosporidium parvum (often referred to as simply “Crypto”) and Giardia lamblia (“Giardia”) are common protozoan parasites that are two of the leading causes of waterborne illnesses. What is a protozoa? Protozoa are microscopic, single-celled organisms that are often [...]

2020-05-13T17:10:46-05:00August 20th, 2018|Education|