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BMA detects Legionella bug in buildings in Bangkok

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Buildings in metropolitan Bangkok, also known as Krung Thep

Hi rise buildings in metropolitan Bangkok, also known as Krung Thep. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

BANGKOK, 14 July 2013 (NNT) – The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration’s Health Department has detected low air quality in a number of buildings in the capital.

The department said that during the inspections, hotels, department stores and theaters in particular were found to be at risk of housing the legionella bacteria, which can cause a serious lung infection.

Read more: NNT

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