Legionella & corona

Greater risk of legionella through corona?

Legionella bacteria normally live in the water in small numbers. With sufficient water supply, biofilm (a slimy layer in the water pipe) does not stand a chance as a breeding ground and the legionella bacteria are easily flushed away to the sewer. Since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, the use of buildings has changed,…

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What are the similarities between Legionella and Corona?

The Legionella bacterium and the Coronavirus (COVID-19) are both spread by aerosols. These are droplets that are partly invisible in the air. When these droplets settle in your body via the airways, you can become very ill or even die.  Symptoms of a Legionnaires’ disease and a coronavirus are very similar, which is why it…

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