18 de ago de 2019

LEGIONELLA - (Um perigo que inclui o Brasil)

Stronger Policies Needed to Protect the Public From Legionnaires’ Disease WASHINGTON – The U.S. needs stronger policies and guidance to combat Legionnaires’ disease, a form of pneumonia caused by inhaling air contaminated with Legionella bacteria from water systems, says a new report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. Currently there is an absence of regulations that can broadly control the presence of Legionella in water systems, the report states. estimates that about 52,000 to 70,000 Americans suffer from Legionnaires’ disease each year, an incidence rate about 10 times higher than the number of reported cases, which do not capture everyone who contracts the disease. Legionnaires’ disease afflicts and kills more people in the U.S. than any other reported waterborne disease.

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