Legionnaires Disease

Legionnaires’ disease is a severe form of pneumonia — lung inflammation usually caused by infection. Legionnaires’ disease is caused by a bacterium known as legionella.
Two people have died in a Leg Legionnaires Disease onnaires’ disease outbreak in New York. Thirty-one cases have been reported since mid-July in the South Bronx.
Pontiac fever and Legionnaires’ disease may also be called “legionellosis” (LEE-juh-nuh-low-sis) separately or together. Legionellosis is a term for any disease …
An outbreak of Legionnaire’s disease has infected at least 46 in New York City and health officials said the bacteria has already been found in cooling …
An outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease has sickened 31 people in the South Bronx, two of whom have died, New York City health officials said Thursday. Officials …
Legionnaires’ disease is a type of pneumonia caused by bacteria. You usually get it by breathing in mist from water that contains the bacteria.

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