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Hot Water System is Source of Mount Carmel Legionnaires’ Outbreak

The hot water system at Mount Carmel Grove City has been identified as the source of the Legionnaires’ disease outbreak at the Ohio hospital. Out of the sixteen people who have been sickened, one person has died. Click Here to…

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Mount Carmel Grove City Legionnaires’ Outbreak: 15 Sick, 1 Dead

A Legionnaires’ disease outbreak at Mount Carmel Grove City hospital in Ohio has sickened 13 people and led to the death of one. Dr. Amy Acton, Director of the Ohio Department of Health Director has ordered the newly opened hospital…

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Union County, NJ Legionnaires’ Outbreak Sickens 22, Kills 5

A Legionnaires’ Disease outbreak in Union County, NJ has sickened 22 people killing five of them between March 8, 2019, and May 13, 2019. The fatalities occurred among older adults who had pre-existing health problems that were significant, according to…

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Legionnaires’ Disease at Legacy House in Taylorsville, UT

Two people at Legacy House senior living community in Taylorsville, UT have Legionnaires’ disease. Water restrictions are in place until health officials can get the problem under control with a water treatment procedure. Contact a Pritzker Hageman Legionnaires’ Disease Lawyer…

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Legionnaires’ Disease at St John’s Lutheran Community in Albert Lea, MN

Less than a year after a Legionnaires’ disease outbreak that sickened five people at St. John’s Lutheran Community in Albert Lea, MN, another resident has tested positive for the severe form of pneumonia. Seniors are at heightened risk for these…

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Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreak at Christmas Mountain Resort in Wisconsin Dells

A Legionnaires’ disease outbreak linked to Christmas Mountain Resort has sickened at least three people and killed one. People starting reporting illnesses within two weeks of staying at the Wisconsin Dells resort. Health officials announced that part of the resort’s…

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Pritzker: Families Deserve Compensation for VA Legionnaires’ Disease Deaths

Illinois Governor JB Pritzker has vowed to rebuild the Veterans Home in Quincy, IL following a deadly, four-year-long Legionnaires disease outbreak that began in 2015. He also told WBEZ this week that families who suffered the wrongful death of a loved one…

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Legionnaires’ Disease Illnesses Are on the Rise

Legionnaires’ disease illnesses are on the rise, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Since 2000, the rate of reported cases of legionellosis has more than quintupled but health officials aren’t quite sure why. Is it better reporting?…

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Waco YMCA Legionnaires’ Disease Lawsuit

At least two people have been sickened with a severe form of pneumonia known as Legionnaires’ disease in an outbreak at the Family YMCA in Waco, Texas. Health officials believe bot the exposures occurred this month. The facility, located at 6800 Harvey…

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Can DNA Tests Solve Albany Legionnaires Disease Outbreak?

Health officials may use whole genome sequencing (WGS) to see if two Legionnaires’ disease outbreaks at the same location in Albany, NY are linked. Legionnaires’ disease is a severe form of pneumonia that develops when water vapor contaminated with Legionella…

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Promenade at University Place Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreak: 1 Sick, 1 Dead

A Legionnaires’ disease outbreak at Promenade at University Place, an assisted living community, in Albany, NY has sickened two people, one of whom has died, according to the Times Union. Located at 1228 Western Ave., the Promenade building used to…

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4 MN Legionnaires’ Disease Illnesses Associated with Crookston Inn

Minnesota health officials are investigating four cases of Legionnaires’ disease associated with the Crookston Inn and Convention Center. The hotel has temporarily closed the spa and pool area to hotel guests. Contact a Pritzker Hageman Legionnaires’ Disease Lawyer How is…