28th October 2019

Bournemouth health spa probed after Legionella outbreak

A health spa is the “likely source” of an outbreak of Legionella infection which has left nine people in hospital, Public Health England (PHE) has said. […]
28th October 2019

Legionnaires’ Disease at one of London’s most famous apartment blocks

A resident of Dolphin Square has contracted the disease, according to Public Health England which said it was working with the management company to inform residents. Officials said […]
11th October 2017

Nottingham resident gets legionnaires’ disease after hotel stay

A Nottingham resident has contracted a rare but potentially life-threatening disease from staying in a hotel room. The guest, who has not been named, was diagnosed […]
4th October 2017

How did Legionnaires’ disease get its name?

Legionnaires‘ disease acquired its name in 1976 after an outbreak of pneumonia occurred among people attending the American Legion convention in Philadelphia. Later, the bacterium causing the illness […]