According to NewsTalkZB, the Auckland Building Council sent out 18,000 letters to businesses yesterday warning them about the Legionnaires’ Disease outbreak in the city. Businesses have been instructed to treat their cooling towers with chemicals in order to kill any traces of legionella bacteria.
So far, 12 people have been diagnosed with the disease, including one who has died.
The Auckland Council building control manager Ian McCormack advises that all businesses call the Council to confirm that their cooling towers have been treated, NewsTalk ZB reports.
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