Legionnaires’s Disease Outbreak in Grand Rapids, MN

A Legionnaires’ disease outbreak in Grand Rapids, MN includes five people who became sick between the end of April and mid-July, according to the Minnesota Department of Health. All of them were hospitalized.

People get Legionnaires’s disease when they inhale water vapor that is contaminated with Legionella. Although these bacteria are found in nature they grow best in the warm water of manmade structures such as fountains, hot tubs, cooling towers, and the plumbing systems of large commercial buildings.

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Symptoms of Legionnaires’ Disease

Symptoms of Legionnaires’ disease usually develop within two to 14 days of exposure. They include fever, cough, headache, and muscle aches. Most people with Legionnaires’ disease require hospitalization, about 10 percent of cases are fatal.

Last year, 109 cases of Legionnaires’ disease were reported in Minnesota.


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Our Legionnaires’ lawyers are some of the few in the nation who have won multimillion-dollar recoveries for Legionnaires’ disease outbreak victims and their families. In 2016, we represented over a dozen people who were sickened in Legionnaires’ disease outbreak in Hopkins, MN. To request your free consultation with our experienced Legionnaires’ Team, call us at 1-888-377-8900, text us at 612-261-0856, or use the form below.

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