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Two more cases of legionnaires’ in Kent

13th August 2009

The Health Protection Agency has confirmed that it is heading an inquiry into five cases of Legionnaires' disease in Kent.

Dr Mathi Chandrakumar, the director of the Kent Health Protection Unit, said: “We are working closely with our partners in the NHS to try to identify the source of these infections.This will include investigating all places each person visited in the two weeks before they fell ill. At present there is no evidence that the cases are linked."


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Article Information

Title: Two more cases of legionnaires’ in Kent
Author: Jess Laurence
Article Id: 12422
Date Added: 13th Aug 2009


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