Dr George Christos

covid19 & other Infectious diseases

Tag: legionaires disease

  • Argentina pneumonia false alarm

    Say no more. I think we got fooled as one “case” was from another location. https://www.paho.org/en/news/3-9-2022-update-legionella-identified-cause-cluster-pneumonia-cases-tucuman-argentina?fbclid=IwAR0WBg6azxwdU1UOSA-rQJhkoUh-_4RH6Ni8HbnP6GCNuMn2YbYZaaUZJg0

  • Legionnaires Disease outbreak in Sydney CBD

    Legionnaires Disease outbreak in Sydney CBD

    There has been a legionnaires disease outbreak in Sydney CBD. The details of the outbreak are in the news report attached. I am more interested to know how it spread and what exactly it is. Legionnaires’ disease is a form of atypical pneumonia caused by any species of Legionella bacteria, quite often Legionella pneumophila. Signs and…