Legionnaires’ disease is caused by legionella pneumophila. Photo: Alamy

Legionnaires’ disease in Hong Kong: what is it, who is at risk, and how do we prevent it?

  • Outbreak on housing estate in Tseung Kwan O a reminder that the potentially fatal illness is always a risk
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Legionnaires’ disease is caused by legionella pneumophila. Photo: Alamy
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Fiona Sun

Fiona Sun

Fiona Sun is a news reporter on the Hong Kong desk of the South China Morning Post. She writes on issues that matter to the city’s residents, including geographic communities, ethnic minorities or those brought together by common causes and interests.