Gastroenteritis is an inflammation of the intestinal lining caused by a virus, bacteria, or parasites. This disease is spread through contaminated food or water1.


Symptoms of gastroenteritis include diarrhea, abdominal pain, vomiting, headache, fever and chills1.


The most common problem associated with gastroenteritis is dehydration1. The best way to treat against gastroenteritis is through the provision of clean water and improved sanitation services. 

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1NIH. Medicine Plus. Gastroenteritis.

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