Sunday, 27 January 2013

Legionnaires' disease kills Melbourne man, while four more are ill

HEALTH authorities are cleaning air conditioning cooling towers in the Melbourne suburb of Footscray after an outbreak of legionnaires' disease claimed a man's life.
The man, aged in his 50s, died today at the Western Hospital.
There are another four known cases of the flu-like illness, with a 75-year-old woman remaining in Sunshine Hospital.
Two men, aged 56 and 69, and a 93-year-old woman have already been released after treatment at Western Hospital.

Originally published on The Australian Online 24 Jan 2013, full story here.

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