Legionnaires’ disease

Legionnaires' disease is an infection of the lungs (pneumonia) caused by Legionella bacteria. Infection occurs when a person breathes in these bacteria. It can usually be cured by treatment with antibiotics.

Publication date: 2022/06/01 12:00:00 GMT+10

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Organisation: NSW Health

Audience: General Public

Tags: Infectious Diseases