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Legionella Awareness Day - 30th AUGUST 2017 Reported cases of Legionnaires Disease have increased by 35% this year alone. In England and Wales, 80 people have died from the disease in the last five years, not including those that were left seriously ill or with effects on long-term health.

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It takes 200,000,000 litres per second to grow food for the planet
Human blood is 83% water
Over 90% of the world's supply of fresh water is located in Antarctica
70% of the Earth is covered with water but only about 1% of the world's water is readily available for human use. Nearly 97% is salty ...More Info
ITV REPORT 14 December 2016 at 3:15pm An investigation has been launched after a woman receiving treatment at Gloucestershire Royal Hospital caught Legionnaires Disease.

It's thought the patient may have caught the infection at the Severn Dialysis Unit in early October.

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6 September, 2016 G4S Cash Solutions (UK) Limited has been fined £1.8m after Harlow Council successfully prosecuted the company for failing to protect its workers from the risk of Legionnaires’ disease.

At a sentence hearing last Friday (2 September 2016) at Chelmsford Crown Court the Judge decided ...More Info
27 August 2015 A steel coating company has been fined for failing to manage the risks from legionella bacteria at two cooling towers over a period of five years.

Newport Crown Court heard how in February 2014, the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) visited Coilcolor limited in Newport, Gwent and found ...More Info
6 August 2015 Mayor Bill de Blasio said on Thursday the number of cases of the serious lung infection Legionnaires disease is up to 100.

Officials said earlier this week that the city's largest ever Legionnaires' outbreak, which centres on the South Bronx, had already peaked.

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Jun 17, 2014
Public Health England (PHE) and NHS England have temporarily advised against the home use of birthing pools with built-in heaters and recirculation pumps, potentially filled up to 2 weeks in advance of the birth. This follows a single case of Legionnaires' disease identified in a baby ...More Info
30 July 2012 Doctors were yesterday still treating eight people in hospital for ­Legionnaires' disease after one patient died over the weekend.

In total, 16 people were caught up in the scare when the deadly water bug took hold last week.

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7 June 2012 One patient has died and 12 remain in intensive care in the Edinburgh outbreak blamed on a contaminated cloud from an industrial cooling tower.

FORTY people are now being treated after a Legionnaires' disease outbreak - and the toll could double within days.

One patient has died and ...More Info
14 June 2010 A study also revealed yesterday that professional drivers were more likely to be infected with Legionella bacteria, which thrive in warm, stagnant water.

Drivers are now being urged to add screenwash to their wiper water after traces of the Legionella bacterium were found in one in five ...More Info