The Illinois Department of Veterans' Affairs (IDVA) is reporting that a number of residents at a facility in Manteno have been diagnosed with Legionnaires’ disease, an often deadly form of pneumonia transmitted through tiny airborne water droplets.
One person died and at least 10 others developed symptoms of Legionnaires disease at UW Health University Hospital in Madison, Wisconsin. The Director of Infection Control there says the outbreak is related to a reduction in waterflow at the facility...
At least 2 cases of Legionnaires' disease have been confirmed at the same apartment complex in Pinellas County, Florida, according to WFLA-TV.
A housing complex in Manhattan has been identified as the likely source of an outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease that sickened at least 27 people and killed 1.
The federal government is gifting Illinois $4.1 million to renovate a veterans home where a 2015 outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease claimed the lives of 13 people.
The number of new cases of Legionnaires’ disease has increased in recent years, and a new Yale University study indicates that people living near watersheds have the highest risk of developing the illness.
Investigators say 5 workers who went missing after an oil rig explosion in Oklahoma are now presumed dead.
A nursing home in Quincy, Illinois, is being sued after 13 U.S. military veterans died from Legionnaires’ disease, a severe form of pneumonia caused by waterborne bacteria.