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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…

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Legionnaires’ Disease at Alomere Health Hospital in Alexandria, MN

The Minnesota Department of Health is investigating two cases of Legionnaires’ disease at Alomere Health Hospital in Alexandria. Health officials are working with the hospital to find the source of contamination that sickened one person in November 2018, who has…

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Legionnaires’ Disease at Phoebe Richland Health Center

Two patients at Phoebe Richland Health Center in Richlandtown, PA were recently diagnosed with Legionnaires’ disease. One of them has died. Bucks County Health Department has taken water samples for testing. It will be several weeks before results are ready.…

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Legionnaires’ Disease Death, Legionella Bacteria at Pennock Hospital

Health officials have found the bacteria that causes Legionnaires’ disease in the water distribution system of Spectrum Health’s Pennock Hospital in Hastings, MI where two cases of the pneumonia-like illness have been reported in recent months. One of those patients, a 92-year-old…

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Three Legionnaires’ Disease Deaths Linked to UW-Madison Hospital

Three people have died as a result of a Legionnaires’ disease outbreak at UW-Madison Hospital in Wisconsin, according to local media reports. A total of 14 people have been sickened with the pneumonia-like illness linked to bacteria in the hospital’s…

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UW-Madison Hospital Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreak: 11 Sick, 1 Dead

A Legionnaires’ disease outbreak at the UW-Madison Hospital in Wisconsin has sickened 11 people, killing one of them. The outbreak, believed to be linked to the hospital’s hot water system, has affected patients admitted since October 31, 2018. The patient who died…