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Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreak at Ramada by Wyndham Albert Lea, MN [Updated]

Updated November 11, 2021 A Legionnaires’ disease outbreak at the Ramada by Wyndham in Albert Lea, MN has sickened at least two people, possibly many more. The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) says early evidence shows the Legionella infections were…

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Beaverton Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreak

A Legionnaires’ disease outbreak in Beaverton, OR includes six people in the Murrayhill area, four people have been hospitalized, according to the Washington County Public Health Department. All of the cases were reported during the last week of October among…

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New Rosemont Court Legionnaires’ Disease Case, Lawsuit

Nine months after a deadly Legionnaires’ disease outbreak at Rosemont Court senior affordable housing complex in North Portland, OR another case has been reported and a lawsuit has been filed. Since the outbreak began in January, 10 cases have been…

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Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreak in Nassau County, NY [Updated]

One person is dead and two are hospitalized in a Legionnaires’ disease outbreak in Nassau County, NY that has sickened at least 10 people, according to the Nassau County Department of Health. All of the illnesses have been reported this…

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Harlem Hospital Cooling Tower Was Source of Legionnaires’ Outbreak

Health officials have identified a Harlem Hospital cooling tower as the source of a Legionnaires’ disease outbreak in Harlem that sickened 18 people in Harlem last month. Two people remain hospitalized. Contact the Pritzker Hageman Legionnaires’ Team Phone: 1-888-377-8900  |   Text: 1-612-261-0856…

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CDC Investigates 2 Carnival Horizon Passengers’ Legionnaires’ Cases

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is investigating two cases of Legionnaires’ disease reported by passengers who sailed on the cruise ship Carnival Horizon in July and August. Legionnaires’ disease is a severe, often fatal, form of pneumonia…

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Duke University Legionnaires’ Outbreak – Basketball Camp Attendees Sick

Eighty-four attendees of the K Academy basketball camp for adults held August 11-15 on the Duke University campus are receiving treatment for Legionnaires’ disease, a severe, often fatal form of pneumonia that develops when people inhale water droplets contaminated with…

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Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreak in Harlem Hospitalizes 9

A Legionnaires’ disease outbreak in Central Harlem has sickened nine people in the last 10 days. All of them have been hospitalized. Legionnaires’ disease is a severe, often fatal, form of pneumonia that has symptoms similar to COVID-19 including shortness…

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Legionnaires’ Cases Surge as Buildings Reopen After COVID-19 Closures [Update]

City, county, and state health departments across the country are reporting surges of Legionnaires’ disease cases as buildings reopen after COVID-19 closures. Legionnaires’ disease is a severe, often fatal form of pneumonia that develops when people breathe in water vapor…

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At Rosemont Court Legionnaires’ Persists After Outbreak, Mitigation Efforts

Despite mitigation efforts after a deadly outbreak earlier this year, new cases of Legionnaires’ disease have been reported at Rosemont Court, a seniors complex in Portland, OR. Now, Northwest Housing Authority (NHA) which owns the facility, located at 597 N.…

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Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreak at Comfort Inn & Suites in Macon, MO

Two guests at the Comfort Inn & Suites in Macon, MO contracted Legionnaires’ disease after using the hot tub and pool during their stay last month. People get Legionnaires’ disease, a severe form of pneumonia, when they inhale droplets of…

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New Legionnaires’ case at Rosemont Court Months After Deadly Outbreak

Months after a deadly Legionnaires’ disease outbreak at Rosemont Court, a seniors complex in Portland, OR, a new illness has been confirmed there. Legionnaires’ disease is a severe form of pneumonia that people develop after they inhale water droplets contaminated…