Can Legionnaires' Disease Kill You ?

USA is facing Legionnaires disease outbreak In Las Vegas and some other cities  in 2023

Legionnaires'  Disease is a  life-threatening  illness causing  Severe Pneumonia

Transmission typically occurs when  individuals inhale contaminated water droplets, typically in the form of aerosols or mists.

In Severe cases Lungs are completely damaged causing Death

Health department  requested people to report  if the guest staying in  these hotels since 1st of august.

Older adults,  above 50 years, compromised immune systems, smokers are at higher risk

Prevention  Regular cleaning  and  disinfection of water storage tanks,  cooling towers,  and other water-related infrastructure can significantly reduce  the risk of  bacterial growth.


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