Tag archive for ‘legionella’
By Guest Author On Wednesday, October 9th, 2019

5 Important Health Checks Any Business Should Be Making

Whether you’re a large business with hundreds of employees, a small start-up or just you alone working in a freelance capacity, health is always paramount. If you run a business it’s a crucial responsibility More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, September 3rd, 2019

Illinois: Legionnaires’ disease case reported at Manteno Veterans’ Home

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Officials with the Illinois Department of Veterans’ Affairs (IDVA) are reporting a single Legionnaires’ disease case in a resident at the Manteno Veterans’ More...

By Robert Herriman On Tuesday, June 17th, 2014

Legionnaires’ disease in baby linked to heated birthing pool

A case of Legionnaires’ disease identified in a baby born in heated birthing pool has prompted English health officials to temporarily advise against the home use of birthing pools with built-in heaters and More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, October 20th, 2013

Florence, AL legionella outbreak up to 13 cases, all associated with Glenwood Nursing Home facility

In a follow up to a report Wednesday, Dr. Karen Landers, Assistant State Health Officer for the Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH), reports that there are 13 patients with confirmed Legionella pneumonia. More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, June 7th, 2013
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Two Legionella cases at a Brisbane hospital prompts investigation

With reports of two recent Legionella infections, with one patient dying and the other in ICU, at a Brisbane hospital, Queensland Health have opened a formal investigation to determine whether changes need to be More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, August 22nd, 2012

Chicago: Three cases of Legionnaires’ disease linked to JW Marriott Chicago Hotel

Chicago health officials say that up to 8,500 guests of popular, downtown hotel may have been exposed to the potentially serious bacterium in light of reports of  three confirmed cases of Legionnaires’ disease More...

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