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Cyanobacteria can be dangerous for humans and pets

July 17, 2020 by Beckie Gaskill


Harmful algal blooms are becoming more numerous and frequent, and while all water bodies contain cyanobacteria, also known as blue-green algae, not all have blooms. Also, all blooms do not contain toxins. However, it is best for humans and pets to stay away from any blooms that might be seen in lakes, rivers or ponds. This is especially important for children and pets, who are not as discerning about the water in which they swim.

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