Father-of-two is left needing a heart transplant after being struck down by Legionnaires’ disease while on holiday

Christopher Rasor suddenly fell ill with condition on holiday in Spain in August Father, 40, now fighting for his life after infection exacerbated heart condition Doctors at Addenbrooke’s Hospital say he needs a heart transplant to survive  A father has been left needing a heart transplant after being struck down by Legionnaires’ disease on holiday.
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One dead after Legionella outbreak at hotel

One person has died after an outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease at a hotel. The Feathers Hotel in Ludlow has closed temporarily after advice from health professionals from Public Health England (PHE) in the West Midlands and Shropshire Council. Two guests of the hotel contracted the disease. The first case was diagnosed in April 2017 and
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Lurking danger in Thurrock’s hosepipes

THE UK’s leading plumbing accreditation body is warning householders in Essex that the humble hosepipe could be a danger to their drinking water – as well as exposing them to the risk of developing Legionnaires’ disease. Many homeowners don’t realise how ill they can become if the water in the hosepipe “backflows” into their drinking
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Harlow G4S fail to overturn £1.8million fine after worker contracts Legionnaires’ disease

A Harlow company that failed to protect workers from contracting a serious lung infection has lost a court appeal. G4S Cash Solutions was inspected by Harlow Council in 2013 after a worker contracted Legionnaires’ disease, a flu-like disease spread by bacteria that grows in certain water. According to a report, environmental health officers found a
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Deadly Legionnaire’s disease found in showers at barracks of Queen’s Buckingham Palace guards where hundreds of soldiers live

The Legionella bug – which thrives in water droplets – was discovered at Victoria Barracks in Windsor where there are 60 showers used by 300 soldiers Deadly Legionnaire’s disease has been found at the Windsor barracks of the Coldstream Guards. The historic regiment, one of seven which guard the Queen at ­Buckingham Palace, were ordered
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ABERDEEN MATERNITY HOSPITAL REVEALED AS HAVING ‘SIGNIFICANT RISK’ OF LEGIONELLA

Four NHS Grampian sites have been listed as being at risk from Legionella – including Aberdeen Maternity hospital. A freedom of information request revealed a list of NHS facilities earmarked by health boards across Scotland as needing immediate attention. The city’s maternity hospital is listed as having a “significant risk” for Legionella, along with Aberdeen
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