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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 4 in the Bronx

A Legionnaires’ disease outbreak at Tracey Towers in the Bronx has sickened four 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…

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Holmstad Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreak Sickens 4

A Legionnaires’ disease outbreak at Covenant Living at the Holmstad in Batavia, IL has sickened four people. Four people have been hospitalized, according to local media reports. Contact a Pritzker Hageman Legionnaires’ Disease Lawyer Legionnaires’ disease is a severe form…

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Rise in Legionella Infections Highlights Need for Stronger Policies

In light of the recent rise in Legionella infections in the U.S., health and science researchers call for stronger policies to help protect people from Legionnaires’ disease. Scientists say that stronger policies and regulations can help prevent Legionella bacteria from…

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Rodeway Inn Legionella Outbreak Sickens 2 in Tomahawk, WI

The Rodeway Inn and Suites in Tomahawk, Wi has reopened after a temporary closure during an investigation of a Legionnaires’ disease outbreak that sickened two people. The Lincoln County Health Department said it issued Rodeway a conditional permit to reopen…

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Schaumburg AmericInn Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreak Sickens 2

A Legionnaires’ disease outbreak at the AmericInn in Schaumberg, IL has sickened two people. Legionnaires’ disease is a severe form of pneumonia that is transmitted through contaminated water droplets. In addition to using the water in their rooms, both guests…

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Apple Rehab Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreak: 1 Sick, 1 Dead

A Legionnaires’ disease outbreak at Apple Rehab Inc. in Rocky Hill, CT has sickened two people killing one of them, according to the Connecticut State Department of Public Health. Legionnaires’ disease is a severe form of pneumonia that results when…

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Sheraton Atlanta Legionnaires’ Outbreak Reaches Historic Proportions

The Sheraton Atlanta Legionnaires’ disease outbreak has reached historic proportions. The outbreak which includes 12 confirmed cases, one fatality and at least 63 probable cases is already the largest-ever Legionnaires’ disease outbreak in Georgia and likely the second-largest at a…

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Sheraton Atlanta Legionnaires’ Outbreak Turns Deadly

The Sheraton Atlanta Legionnaires’ disease outbreak has claimed the life of a 49-year-old woman from Decatur, GA. Cameo Garrett, passed away on July 10, 2019 after suffering from an illness she contracted after attending a conference at the hotel on…

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Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreak at Sheraton Atlanta Keeps Growing

The Legionnaires’ disease outbreak linked to the Sheraton hotel in Atlanta has now sickened 11 people who stayed at or visited the hotel between June 12th and July 15th. Additionally, the Georgia Department of Public Health announced 57 more probable…

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Sheraton Atlanta Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreak Sickens 3

A Legionnaires’ disease outbreak at the Sheraton Hotel in Atlanta has sickened three people. The hotel has temporarily closed while health officials test the plumbing for legionella, the bacteria that causes the severe form of pneumonia. Guests have been relocated…