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Indira Govender

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Can using a humidifier lead to chest infections?
« on: 21/06/2008 19:32:20 »
Indira Govender asked the Naked Scientists:

Please let me know if it is at all possible to pick up an chest infection with the use of a humidifier in the bedroom at night

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Indira Govender, RSA

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Can using a humidifier lead to chest infections?
« Reply #1 on: 21/06/2008 19:40:13 »
Humidifiers have been known to be a source of Legionnaires' Disease: a form of pneumonia...

http://www.jshumidifiers.com/company/SEURLF/ASP/SFS/ARTICLEID.118/SFE/news_details.htm
 

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