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Study: Nearly Half Of Water Taps May Contain Bacteria That Causes Legionnaires’ Disease

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – The data is scary: Nearly half of water faucets sampled across the United States tested positive for the bacteria that causes Legionnaires’ disease. While the study was small — researchers only sampled 67 public and private water … Continue reading

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Naperville LA Fitness Legionnaires Disease Outbreak

Naperville LA Fitness Legionnaires disease outbreak discovered. BREAKING NEWS!

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Suit blames hotel for death from Legionnaires’ disease

November 02, 2012|By Jennifer Delgado | Tribune reporter A wrongful-death lawsuit was filed Thursday against Marriott International, claiming that a downtown Chicago hotel is responsible for infecting an Irish tourist with Legionnaires’ disease. The lawsuit, filed in Cook County Circuit … Continue reading

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3rd death tied to Chicago Legionnaires’ outbreak

August 31, 2012|By Mitch Smith | Tribune reporter A third visitor to a downtown hotel earlier this summer has died after contracting Legionnaires’ disease, city officials announced Friday. Media in Ireland are reporting that the man was a retired plumber … Continue reading

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Legionnaires’ disease: Questions and answers

Experts discuss the disease blamed for 2 deaths and 6 illnesses in people linked to the JW Marriott Hotel in Chicago By Trine Tsouderos, Chicago Tribune reporter August 29, 2012 It’s hard to overstate the fear that arrived with reports … Continue reading

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Two dead in Legionnaires’ outbreak tied to Chicago hotel

By Mary Wisniewski Reuters 10:54 a.m. CDT, August 28, 2012 CHICAGO (Reuters) – Two people died and six others became ill after contracting Legionnaires’ disease in an outbreak linked to a Chicago Marriott hotel this summer, city health officials said. … Continue reading

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