RHS issue advice about Legionnaires disease

The Royal Horticultural Society have issued some useful advice about avoiding Legionnaires disease in the garden. Guy Barter, RHS Chief Horticultural Advisor says; "First of all we would like to emphasise that the risk to gardeners of getting Legionnaires and similar diseases is small and with … [Read more...]

Legionnaires’ from Compost

Recent press reports suggest links between bagged compost and legionnaires' disease, as calls are made for better warning labels. An article in the current issue of Eurosurveillance points to three cases of Legionnaires’ disease in Scotland between 2008-2009, caused by a particular strain, … [Read more...]