Just wanted to give you a heads up that there's a new post on the prevention of harmful Legionella bacteria in hospitals. With the right prevention techniques, the spread of this bacteria is wholly preventable, and the risks can be easily managed. Check it out!
How to Protect Your Hospital from Legionella Growth
If the growth of Legionella bacteria goes undetected, hospital patients could become susceptible to breathing in airborne mist from water droplets containing the bacteria, which can lead to the development of Legionnaires' disease. This form of pneumonia is generally deadly in about 10 to 20 percent of cases when it is acquired out in the community. However, this number jumps to 40 percent for hospital patients who may already be immunocompromised.