Inhaling mist contaminated with
Legionella pneumophila can lead to Legionnaires’ disease.
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A woman recently died from Legionnaires' disease at an Atlanta hotel. Why? The cause is known and the disease is largely preventable. Yet the number of cases in the US continue to rise.
Potting mix is known to carry harmful bacteria and fungi.
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The risk of bacterial or fungal infection from potting mix is very low. Wearing gloves and washing your hands will keep it even lower.
Melbourne city-goers shouldn’t be concerned, unless they’re in a group vulnerable to contracting legionnaires’.
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Should the public be worried about the recent outbreak of legionnaires' disease in Melbourne's CBD?
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