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Fourth Death Linked to NC Mountain State Fair Legionnaires’ Outbreak

A fourth death has been linked to a Legionnaires’ disease outbreak at the North Carolina Mountain State Fair held September 6-15, 2019 at the Western North Carolina Agricultural Center in Fletcher.  Legionnaires’ disease, a severe form of pneumonia, is transmitted…

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Legionnaires’ Case Linked to Quilting Show Held After Hot Tub Exhibit at Mountain State Fair

The North Carolina Department of Health announced yesterday that one of the patients sickened by Legionnaires’ disease in the current outbreak associated with the WNC Agricultural Center did not attend the Mountain State Fair event. That event, which had multiple…

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Pritzker Hageman Files First Lawsuit Stemming from Legionnaires’ Outbreak at NC Mountain State Fair

Legionnaires’ disease lawyers at the national law firm Pritzker Hageman along with local counsel Ralph W. Meekins today filed the first lawsuit in connection with an outbreak at the North Carolina Mountain State Fair held September 6-15 at the Western…

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Third Death Linked to NC Mountain State Fair Legionnaires’ Outbreak

A third death has been linked to a Legionnaires’ disease outbreak at the North Carolina Mountain State Fair held September 6-15, 2019 at the Western North Carolina Agricultural Center in Fletcher. A total of 140 illnesses have been reported among…

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Second Death Linked to NC Mountain State Fair Legionnaires’ Outbreak

A second person who contracted Legionnaires’ disease after attending the NC Mountain State Fair has died. As of October 8, 2019, 132 people are part of a Legionnaires’ disease outbreak associated with attendance at the fair held September 6-15, 2019…

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Lawyers Representing Multiple Victims in Mountain State Fair Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreak

The Legionnaires’ disease lawyers at Pritzker Hageman, led by attorney Fred Pritzker, are representing multiple legionella victims in the Mountain State Fair outbreak. One of our clients was in an induced coma in the ICU, where she has been hospitalized…

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Another Case of Legionnaires’ Disease at St. John’s in Albert Lea

Another case of Legionnaires’ disease has been reported at St. John’s Lutheran Community on Fountain Lake in Albert Lea, MN, bringing the total number of cases reported there since 2018 to seven, according to the Albert Lea Tribune. Contact a…

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NC State Fair Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreak Sickens 25

A Legionnaires’ disease outbreak at the North Carolina Mountain State Fair has sickened 25 people, killing one of them. Legionnaires’ disease is a severe form of pneumonia that occurs when water droplets contaminated with Legionella bacteria are inhaled. State health officials…

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Is Mountain State Fair Source of Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreak?

Attendees of the Mountain State Fair are part of a Legionnaires’ disease outbreak in Buncombe County, NC that has sickened 128 people, killing one of them. Health officials are working with fair organizers to determine how attendance to the event,…

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Covenant Living Legionnaires’ Outbreak: 12 Sick in Batavia, IL

A Legionnaires’ disease outbreak at Covenant Living at the Holmstad in Batavia, IL now includes 12 people. Legionnaires’ disease, a severe form of pneumonia, is spread when contaminated water vapor is inhaled. Test results from samples taken from various locations…

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Tracey Towers Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreak Sickens 2 in the Bronx

A Legionnaires’ disease outbreak at Tracey Towers in the Bronx has sickened two people. The health department is investigating the outbreak and has told residents that they can continue to drink the water. Legionnaires’ disease is a severe form of…

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Legionnaires’ Outbreak on Holmstad Campus Expands, 4 More Sick

The Legionnaires’ disease outbreak at Covenant Living at the Holmstad in Batavia, IL has expanded to include four more cases this week, bringing the current total to eight. The senior living community has put water restrictions in place to reduce…