NSW woman dies from Legionnaire's disease, prompts warning about gardening

Updated November 28 2022 - 5:57pm, first published 4:46pm
Bacteria that cause Legionnaire's Disease is commonly found in potting mix, mulch and other soil products. Pictured is someone removing a Dandelion. Picture from Shutterstock
Bacteria that cause Legionnaire's Disease is commonly found in potting mix, mulch and other soil products. Pictured is someone removing a Dandelion. Picture from Shutterstock

Reminders to wear protective equipment while gardening have been made after a woman in her 60s died from a disease caused by bacteria commonly found in potting mix and soils.

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