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Legionella outbreak in Surrey likely from local source

03 September 2018, 11:04 | Silvia Roy

Legionella outbreak in Surrey likely from local source

Legionella outbreak in Surrey likely from local source

There are now 14 confirmed cases of Legionnaires Disease in New Hampshire, one of which was fatal.

The Health Department is scheduled to inspect the internal plumbing supply in the affected building, but officials say they do not consider this an outbreak or to be related to cooling towers at this time.

Legionnaire's disease is a bacterial pneumonia spread by inhaling droplets of water contaminated with the bacteria. A spokesperson said there have been fewer than 10 cases reported.

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New Hampshire averages about 32 cases of Legionnaires' disease each year.

The NH DHHS says tests carried about by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention or CDC "detected the presence of the Legionella bacteria from multiple sources within the Sands Resort water system, including but not limited hot tub spa".

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Symptoms include fever, shortness of breath, severe fatigue, abdominal pain, diarrhea, and resemble symptoms often found in cases of pneumonia.

Legionnaires' disease can not be spread from person to person.

Most healthy people don't get sick from the bacteria, but smokers, the elderly and those with pre-existing lung conditions or compromised immune systems are at higher risk. People who visited the area more than two weeks ago and have not developed symptoms are not at risk for disease.

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