Navigation Links
Legionnaires Investigation in Chatswood's Shopping Area

Legionnaires' disease is caused by a bacteria belonging to the Legionella family, Legionella pneumophilia. //

It has already infected two women one aged in her 50s and the other in her 70s. They were admitted in the Sydney's Royal North Shore Hospital.

New South Wales (NSW) health officials are investigating an outbreak of Legionnaires' disease.

Both said that they had been to the Chatswood's shopping area. The disease results in an infection in the lungs.

The bacteria Legionella pneumophilia is usually found in water sources such as air conditioning cooling towers, whirlpools, spas and showers.

As a precaution, the Northern Sydney Central Coast Public Health Unit has conducted an inspection of cooling towers in Chatswood.

But it was negative and hence the Director of the Communicable Diseases Branch, Dr Jeremy McAnulty, said that there is no public health risk at Chatswood.

But he promised to continue the monitoring of the situation. The disease usually infects the middle-aged and older people, particularly those with chronic lung disease.

He also said that according to the statistics about 70 cases were reported every year.


'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Another Victim Of Legionnaires Disease
2. Legal Action against Authority Regarding Outbreak of Legionnaires’ Diseas
3. Australia Witnesses Legionnaires Disease Outbreak
4. Legionnaires Disease Reported In Sydney: victim seriously ill
5. NJ Courthouse shut due to Legionnaires Case
6. Legionnaires Outbreak Linked to RAC
7. Convict Felled by Legionnaires
8. Investigations That Help Detect Lung Disease
9. Sitagliptin, Under Investigation For Type 2 Diabetes
10. Doctor Accused Of Misdiagnosing 208 Patients: Further Investigation Ordered
11. Investigation to identify the source of HIV infection
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:8/17/2017)... , ... August 17, 2017 , ... Inc. Magazine Unveils ... at No. 132 with Three-Year Sales Growth of 3,004.8% , NEW YORK, August 16, ... Inc. 5000, the most prestigious ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. The list ...
(Date:8/17/2017)... , ... August 17, 2017 , ... ... Employers , an international competition, were announced today. The awards recognize the world’s ... suppliers who help to create and drive great places to work. , A ...
(Date:8/16/2017)... ... August 16, 2017 , ... Blue Health Intelligence (BHI) ... President, Chief Medical Officer. Dr. Spiro brings over 30 years of clinical, healthcare IT, ... for BHI’s cutting-edge analytics solutions. , “I am thrilled to welcome Dr. Spiro ...
(Date:8/16/2017)... Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) , ... August 16, 2017 , ... ... the new Inc. 5000. The company ranked #4429 on the newly released, 36th annual ... The list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the American ...
(Date:8/16/2017)... ... August 16, 2017 , ... ... their recently launched community enrichment program. Partnering once again with Boys & Girls ... competition to help find the area’s very own American Idol. With all proceeds ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:8/2/2017)... AROMAS, Calif. , Aug. 2, 2017 /PRNewswire/ ... by Continental Who,s Who as a Pinnacle Lifetime ... currently the Key Account Manager at Turing Pharmaceuticals, ... communications, negotiations, troubleshooting and relationship building.                ... has more than 25 years of experience ...
(Date:7/31/2017)... FLINT, Mich. , July 31, 2017  Diplomat Pharmacy, ... companies in southeast Michigan by ... feature ranks private and public companies by three-year revenue growth. ... To view the complete list, ... Crain,s Fast 50 is an incredible triumph," said Phil ...
(Date:7/27/2017)... -- Zimmer Biomet Holdings, Inc. (NYSE and SIX: ZBH) today reported ... The Company reported second quarter net sales of $1.954 ... period, and an increase of 2.1% on a constant ... from the LDR Holding Corporation acquisition, second quarter 2017 ... or 0.3% on a constant currency basis. ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: