May 7, 2019 - Health authorities are investigating a new outbreak involving at least 2 cases of Legionnaires' disease among patients at the University of Chicago Medical Center (UChicago Medicine), according to the Chicago Sun-Times.
3 people in Wisconsin who went to the same resort have been diagnosed with Legionnaires disease, a life-threatening form of pneumonia that spreads through inhalation of contaminated airborne water particles.
The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) has narrowed down a cluster of at least 4 cases of Legionnaires disease to a hotel spa in northwestern Minnesota. Hotel management has temporarily closed the pool and spa pending results of the investigation.
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.