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Escaping Quarantine? Watch Out for Toxic Algae

With summer beginning and millions of Americans experiencing what feels like the thousandth week of quarantine, enjoying the outdoors is one of the few ways many of us can escape the claustrophobia and drudgery of the COVID-19 pandemic. But the return of warmer weather brings another public health threat – toxic algae blooms. People who plan to spend time visiting ponds, lakes, rivers, streams, or even the ocean this summer need to be on the lookout for these hazardous outbreaks. Read more...



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