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Legionellosis in Evergem: Twentieth patient is hospitalized



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A twentieth patient affected by legionellosis in the Evergem area (East Flanders) was hospitalized on Friday, the health agency Flemish Zorg at Gezondheid announced.

Two people died, Monday and Wednesday, because of this disease.

"We confirm that new patients have been treated at Ghent University Hospital (UZ Gent)," the agency said. "We don't have more information about him, he is the twentieth patient in the Evergem area."

The origin of contamination is still unknown.


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