Campylobacteriosis – New Zealand (02): (HB) waterborne

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More than 4000 people are thought to have been struck down by Havelock North drinking water contaminated with _Campylobacter_. Prime Minister John Key is backing the Hastings District Council, saying it acted as quickly as it could. But he told Newstalk ZB’s Mike Hosking there could be court action, as it’s not clear whether the contamination contributed to the death of a woman in a rest home. He says that court action could involve civil or criminal charges.

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