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Legionella numbers on the rise

09 October 2018

ESR scientists say gardeners should be aware of the risks posed by potting mix and compost, as cases of legionella bacterial infection begin to rise.

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ESR extends flu surveillance

08 October 2018

For those who have suffered from a bad case of flu over the winter, it may be galling to note this season has been marked by a relatively low number of cases.