Merseyside woman dead after legionnaire's disease outbreak at hotel

Merseyside woman dead after legionnaire's disease outbreak at hotel
 

A Merseyside woman in her late 60s has died after contracting Legionnaires’ disease following a stay at a Shropshire hotel.
A second woman, also from Merseyside, and in her 70s also fell ill after spending time at the Feathers Hotel in Ludlow, which has voluntarily shut on the advice of health specialists.
Experts found samples of potentially fatal Legionella bacteria in water samples at the site, with tests showing “indistinguishable” links to the two guests, Public Health England (PHE) said.
Early signs of the rare Legionnaires’ disease include “flu-like” symptoms, such as a dry cough and... read more

 
13 September 2017 in Regional North West , Views: 34
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