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Woman who survived Legionnaire's describes the symptoms

A woman who contracted Legionnaire's disease in 2002 has told BBC Radio 5 live that she is still recovering from it.

Brenda Sedgwick was infected in Barrow, Cumbria, and said that if she had not been healthy she would not have survived.

She described the symptoms to Shelagh Fogarty and Dr Duncan McCormick, chairman of the Incident Management Team and a consultant in public health medicine at NHS Lothian explained more about the disease.

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  • 15 Jun 2012
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