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No compensation for 2014 Legionella victims

legionellaThree years after the a Legionella outbreak left a dozen people dead and hundreds infected, survivors and familes of the deceased await justice, compensation and punishment for those responsible.

The outbreak of Legionella in November 2014 was caused by a poorly maintained chimney at a fertilser factory in the Vila Franca de Xira area of Lisbon. Twelve people died and a further 375 people were infected with the bacterium.


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