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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 The Dispatch On Monday, November 23rd, 2015

Bronx Psychiatric Center ID’d as likely source of Legionnaires outbreak

The New York City Health Department today announced that it had identified the likely source of the Legionnaires’ disease outbreak in the East Bronx. After extensive sampling of cooling towers and testing of Legionella More...

By Robert On Tuesday, October 22nd, 2013

Alabama: No new Legionella cases reported, case count remains at 15

Assistant State Health Officer for the Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH), Dr. Karen Landers said there has been no new cases of Legionella pneumonia at this time and no new patients have been identified More...

By Robert 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 On Wednesday, October 16th, 2013

Alabama: Lauderdale County legionella outbreak up to 11 cases

The number of cases of Legionella pneumonia in the northwest Alabama county of Lauderdale has increased in both confirmed and suspected cases of the respiratory bacterial disease. Legionella Image/CDC According More...

By Robert On Saturday, August 3rd, 2013

Ohio: Reynoldsburg retirement community Legionnaires’ case count up to 39, called ‘the largest Legionnaires’ outbreak in Ohio history’

The Legionnaires’ disease outbreak, which began last month at Wesley Ridge Retirement Community in Reynoldsburg, Ohio, has risen to 39 cases, making it the largest Legionnaires’ outbreak in Ohio history, More...

By Robert 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 On Friday, November 23rd, 2012

Hong Kong health officials investigate a case of Legionnaires’ Disease

Hong Kong public health officials are investigating a  case of Legionnaires’ Disease involving an elderly man admitted to the Intensive Care Unit of Princess Margaret Hospital Tuesday, according to a Centre More...

By Robert 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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