According to the Parramatta Advertiser, Western Sydney has experienced an increase in Legionnaires’ Disease cases this year. Six cases were reported in February 2012, compared to only one case in February 2011.
The source is yet to be determined, but the Western Sydney Local Health District has warned business owners and occupiers to ensure that their cooling towers are not contaminated, and if so to treat them accordingly.
Updates to follow as they become available.
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