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Woman treated for Legionnaires’ disease: SSM

2017-12-07 07:54     Comment:0

A 43-year-old local woman is undergoing treatment for Legionnaires’ disease in the public Conde de S. Januario Hospital Centre, the Health Bureau (SSM) said in a statement yesterday.

According to the statement, the patient is in a stable condition.

The woman sought treatment at the hospital on December 3 after she had developed a fever, dyspnea (shortness of breath) and fatigue two days earlier. She was initially diagnosed with pneumonia and laboratory tests later confirmed a Legionella bacteria infection.

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