‘Small but significant’ risk of Legionnaires' disease to British tourists in hot tubs

“You should also be alert to the symptoms, which include coughing, a high temperature, difficulty breathing, chest pain, confusion, delirium and diarrhoea.

“Bear in mind that people who contract Legionnaires’ disease don’t always show all these symptoms, especially in the early stages of infection, so any of these in isolation could be an indication that you have the disease.

“If you suspect you have contracted Legionnaires’ disease, seek medical advice promptly.

“Certain antibiotics are very effective at treating the disease, but they are most successful if treatment is started early.


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