Stephen Clements, a grandfather, from Cromer, Norfolk, inhaled toxic bacteria which had grown in stagnant water within the pipe. He died a week later at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital.
HSE explains what legionnaires’ disease is. How do people get it and where does it come from?
Cases of Legionnaires’ disease have been reported throughout the United States in the past few weeks. Outbreaks were found in Las Vegas, New York and Florida.
A patient may have become infected with Legionnaires’ disease while at a hospital dialysis unit.
Two men died after being exposed to harmful levels of Legionella bacteria from a hot tub.
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