Originally Posted by sLowEnd
Filthy conditions can make a lot of bacteria, but it by itself can't really make resistant strains, since it doesn't involve any form of selection.
Originally Posted by Hotcarl
in india people bathe in the most disgusting river, yea a river with floating dead bodies.
People raised in third world countries tend to be tougher, no ?
Originally Posted by FuNkDrSpOt
I think it has far less to do with hygiene or water quality and more of their incredibly varying levels of health care quality. I was in a thread a few months back where I was arguing that the reason why the superbugs were popping up was due to that.
It has everything to do with their disgusting habits. Some people are just nasty. Just because there are millions of people with the same habits doesn't mean they aren't totally asking for a meltdown. If you live in filth all day every day and spread the bacteria and germs around on your bodies all day to everyone around you some interesting things happen.
"It offers cheap, world-class medical care to Western tourists at private hospitals, yet has some of the worst child mortality and maternal death rates outside sub-Saharan Africa."
"There were more than 670 million cell phone connections in India by the end of August, a number that has been growing by close to 20 million a month, according to government figures.
Yet U.N. figures show that only 366 million Indians have access to a private toilet or latrine, leaving 665
million to defecate in the open
"In Annabhau Sathe Nagar, a raised latrine of corrugated tin empties into a river
of sewage that children splash in and adults wade across. The slum in east Mumbai has about 50,000 residents
and a single toilet
building, with 10 pay toilets for men and eight for women – two of which are broken."
"A large blue barrel outside a home is filled with murky brown water, tiny white worms and an aluminum drinking cup. "
-If people just keep ignoring their own health so they can have 2 cellphones they are obviously going to die out in a tornado of disease. If they are that dumb...