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PremierLeague-News.Com - Over a third of British holidaymakers have fallen ill while drinking water on holiday
PremierLeague-News.Com - Breaking Sport Transfer News ! Drinking contaminated water while you're on holiday is one of the easiest ways you can get sick. According to latest research over a third of Brits have fallen ill after drinking tap water abroad, and one in 12 have even been hospitalised because of it. With the summer holidays in full swing Compare the Market has polled the nation to reveal where Brits have fallen ill due to consuming tap water abroad. Read more: Spain took the top spot for Brits falling in due to drinking tap water, with France coming in at third place. Tap water is generally considered to be safe to drink in Spain and France but holidaymakers should be cautious when visiting rural areas. India, where it's deemed not safe to consume tap water, took the second spot. While Turkey took fourth, another holiday destination where you shouldn't drink tap water. Cyprus rounded off the list in fifth place.
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. Tips to stay safe when drinking abroad Only drink from sealed bottled water Make sure any bottled water you buy is sealed. Street vendors might refill bottles with tap water and seal them with glue, so make sure you stick to shops. Avoid ice cubes in your drinks Ice cubes are typically made from tap water, so they could make you ill. Always be sure to say “no ice” when you order a drink. Use bottled water to brush your teeth Make sure you use bottled water for absolutely everything – including brushing your teeth. Be cautious with salads In countries where it’s not safe to drink the tap water, it’s suggested to avoid salads altogether, as the ingredients are often washed in tap water. Travellers visiting rural or remote areas that are served by unregulated water sources such as private wells, should take special precautions to ensure the safety of their drinking water, even in countries where it’s safe to drink. Read Next: DWP ban energy firms from taking more cash from people on benefits Heartbroken mum of Archie Battersbee says 'I've done everything I promised my little boy I'd do' UK warned of new heatwave as more scorching weather to sweep in Energy bills set to double by January as Brits face cost of living crisis Life on Huddersfield's 'mad mile' where three people must die before anything changes
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