Legionnaires' disease

@article{Cunha2016LegionnairesD,
  title={Legionnaires' disease},
  author={B. Cunha and A. Burillo and E. Bouza},
  journal={The Lancet},
  year={2016},
  volume={387},
  pages={376-385}
}
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