Blue-green algae: So dangerous they are for people and dogs

algae are As dangerous blue, show cases from the state of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania: a dog owner had let the animals on Saturday at the Greifswalder Bodden

Blue-green algae: So dangerous they are for people and dogs

algae are As dangerous blue, show cases from the state of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania: a dog owner had let the animals on Saturday at the Greifswalder Bodden in Wampen into the water. After the four-legged creatures of the lagoon water had been drinking, had shown the animals symptoms of poisoning. A veterinary clinic in Rostock, I can't help the dogs.

dogs had said poisoning symptoms

a spokesman for the district, were blue-green algae is the cause. The beach section of the Wampen was blocked because of the strong blue-green algae concentration since Sunday.

Such algae to multiply, according to the district office is particularly strong in the case of flat water and little Wind in recent days. The district subsequently announced increased controls around 60 bathing sites in the Region.

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So dangerous algae for people

are blue, Especially for sensitive human touch may skin with cyano bacteria, which reproduce in strong heat extreme, and mucous membrane irritation as well as cause allergic reactions. Larger quantities should be swallowed such as blue-green algae-containing water, may also experience Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and fever.

Several regions warn of blue-green algae

Mecklenburg-Vorpommern

In the district of Vorpommern-Greifswald, there are several beaches have been closed due to blue-green algae or blue-green algae is suspected. As the city of Greifswald will be announced on Monday, this concerns the sections of Riems, Eldena and Wampen.

Also the neighboring circle of Vorpommern-Rügen, with its many beaches on the Baltic sea, pointed to the risks.

In the lake of Schwerin has been extended the warning about blue-green algae. After the city of Schwerin had already been issued last Friday, a warning for the popular outdoor pool lime Werder, this applies now also for the areas of zipping dorfer beach, and On Reppin, a spokeswoman for the administration said on Tuesday. In the bathing area, warnings had been attached. Locked, no bathing beach had been so far, but.

lower Saxony

In lower Saxony, lakes hazardous to health occur in the currently propagated end of the blue-green algae. Several lakes will be warned in front of you and the Laascher lake (district of Lüchow-Dannenberg) is due to mass-blue Bathing algae even at the beach II, such as the bathing water Atlas lists (as of Monday, 18: 00).

Sachsen

After the dam, the dam Kober Bach (Landkreis Zwickau) is Bautzen is now a strong blue-green algae growth is affected. The health Department does not recommend to swim there, as the state reservoir administration of Saxony announced last week. Also at the dam Pirk, an increasing blue will observed the formation of algae. On this system, no warning of the health office before but. Mass brawl on the beach: the vacationers go with umbrellas on each other los FOCUS Online/Wochit mass brawl on the beach: the vacationers go with umbrellas on each other

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Updated Date: 11 August 2020, 09:26

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