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We report a case of pneumonia in a dishwasher of a restaurant in Rome, Italy, just after the end of the lockdown that was in place to control the SARS-CoV-2 epidemic. The case highlights the importance of strict monitoring of water and air systems immediately before reopening business or public sector buildings, and the need to consider infections among the differential diagnosis of respiratory infections after lockdown due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.


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