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Legionnaires disease outbreak

Title
Legionnaires disease outbreak
Genre
News report; Interview
TX Date
23 Mar 1989
Year of production
1989
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Duration
00:01:47
Description
Margaret Shiels reports on an outbreak of Legionnaires disease in London killing 5, the strain of bacteria has been found in 2 water cooling towers. Westminster City Council medical officer Deidre Cunningham on finding the source and Brian Denyer, environmental officer on possible prosecutions.
Contributors
Margaret Shiels; Deidre Cunningham; Brian Denyer
Keywords
Deaths; London; Infectious diseases; Westminster City Council; Drinking water; Legionnaires’ disease

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