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Researchers trying to reduce risk for Legionnaires' disease

Thursday 10 September 2020 11:19am

Steve Chambers in the lab 2019Professor Steve Chambers, Co-leader of The Infection Group featured in an article on Newshub last night discussing his group’s latest Legionella research.

Inhaled dust from potting mix or compost is the most common way people contract Legionnaires’ disease. The Infection Group is investigating how to make gardening products, like potting mix, safer for use. 

Watch the Newshub’s article: Christchurch researchers trying to reduce risk for Legionnaires' disease, make gardening products safer