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Patient given all clear over Weil’s Disease fears

Patient given all clear over Weil’s Disease fears

A patient in Leighton Hospital who was suspected of suffering from leptospirosis does not have the deadly infection, tests have shown. The patient was in intensive care displaying symptoms of the condition, also known as Weil’s Disease, which is caught in rivers and canals infected by rat urine.

September 7, 2011 0 comments Health, News
Suspected Weil’s Disease case linked to River Weaver

Suspected Weil’s Disease case linked to River Weaver

Exclusive Doctors are probing a suspected human case of the potentially deadly disease leptospirosis, thought to have been contracted in the River Weaver in Nantwich. It’s believed a patient in intensive care at Leighton Hospital has displayed symptoms of the condition, also known as Weil’s Disease.

September 1, 2011 1 comment Health, Human Interest, News