New Hong Kong Gov't Office has Deadly Bacteria
Created: 2012-01-03 11:43 EST
The new central government office building in Hong Kong is now a cause of concern for health officials. It comes after bacteria that causes Legionnaires' disease was discovered in the water system there. The investigation started after a government official was hospitalized in December. The building has 14 times the safe level of the bacteria, according to the BBC, and is now being disinfected. Legionnaires' disease is a kind of pneumonia. It can be deadly in some cases. It cannot be spread through human contact.