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Windshield washer fluid linked to Legionnaires' disease

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The washer fluid inside our vehicles has been linked to a deadly disease.

Windshield washer fluid may be a breeding ground for the bacteria that causes the deadly pneumonia known as Legionnaires' disease.

Researchers in the past have tied riding in automobiles to the illness but they never knew why or what caused it.

The American Society for Microbiology made the link while investigating contaminated washer fluid in Arizona school buses.

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