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Bibby Stockholm: legionella is not the only health threat on the asylum barge

By Amy Clair, Research Associate, ESRC Research Centre on Micro-Social Change, University of Essex
Just days after being moved in, people seeking asylum were removed from the Bibby Stockholm accommodation barge due to legionella bacteria on board. Dorset council, where the barge is located, has raised concerns that delays in removing people increased their risk of exposure to the potentially fatal bacteria.

Even before this development, the use of the barge to house people seeking asylum was controversial. This is both because of the impact on the local community,…The Conversation

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