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Legionnaire’s Disease

Legionnaire’s Disease

Serious form of pneumonia, mortality rate in the order of 10-15% in
otherwise healthy individuals.
Symptoms include a flu-like illness, a dry cough and frequently progress to
pneumonia.
Approximately 30% of people infected may also present with diarrhea and
vomiting and around 50% may show signs of mental confusion
The incubation period normally 2-10 days with 3-6 days the typical illness
onset time.

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