Legionnaires' Disease

Nearly Two Dozen Cases Of Legionnaires’ Disease Have Been Traced To Disneyland

A trip to Disneyland is supposed to be a wondrous journey to the land of make-believe but health officials now believe that the magical park was actually making people sick. In late 2017, Disneyland visitors began to come down with Legionnaires'...

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State Says Disney Failed To Properly Clean Cooling Towers Linked To Legionnaires' Outbreak; Disney...

In what became one of the nation’s biggest Legionnaires’ disease outbreaks, 22 people fell sick with the dangerous lung infection last fall in Orange County, including one who died. Local health officials said the outbreak seemed connected to...
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1 Dead As Outbreak Of Legionnaires Disease Spreads In New Hampshire To 12 People

One person is dead and 11 others have contracted legionnaires disease as the virus spreads in a New Hampshire beach town. The New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services is investigating the legionnaires outbreak in the city of Hampton,...
Related topics: Virus, Virology

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Michigan's Health Director Faces Trial In Two Flint Deaths

A judge ruled that the state's director of Health and Human Services will face manslaughter charges after delayed notification of an outbreak of Legionnaires' disease tied to the Flint water scandal. Medscape Medical News

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Increase In Va Legionnaires' Disease Rates From 2014 To 2016

MONDAY, June 18, 2018 -- There was an increase in Legionnaires' Disease (LD) from 2014 to 2016, according to a study published online June 15 in JAMA Network Open. Shantini D. Gamage, Ph.D., M.P.H., from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) in...
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Geek Trivia: Up To One Fifth Of The Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreaks In England Were Linked To?

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Microarray Rapid Test Speeds Up Detection During A Legionella Pneumophila Outbreak

In an outbreak of Legionnaires' disease, finding the exact source as quickly as possible is essential to preventing further infections. To date, a standard analysis takes days. Researchers at the Technical University of Munich have now developed a...
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Measurement Chip Detects Legionella

In an outbreak of Legionnaires' disease, finding the exact source as quickly as possible is essential to preventing further infections. To date, a standard analysis takes days. Researchers have now developed a rapid test that achieves the same...
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Research Presents New Information About Flint Water Crisis

Based on a detailed statistical analysis of multiple datasets, the Flint Area Community Health and Environment Partnership (FACHEP) research team found that the majority of Legionnaires' disease cases that occurred during the 2014-15 outbreak in...
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Why Do Health Care Ceos Permit Toxic Workplaces?

Would patients be admitted, or people be allowed to come to work, in a hospital that had Legionnaires’ disease spreading through its HVAC system or cryptosporidium in its water supply? When there is an unusual smell associated with headaches and...

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Disneyland Shuts Down 2 Cooling Towers After Legionnaires' Disease Sickens Park Visitors

Disneyland has shut down two bacteria-contaminated cooling towers after Orange County health officials discovered an outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease was sickening people who had visited the Anaheim theme park.
Related topics: Bacteria, Medical Research

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Health Highlights: Nov. 13, 2017

Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: Disneyland Shuts 2 Cooling Towers After Legionnaires' Disease Two cooling towers at Disneyland in Anaheim, Calif. have been shut down due to an...

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Aging Water Systems Nationwide Pose Threats To Health

Legionnaires disease outbreaks in New York City and toxic levels of lead in Flint, Michigan have raised questions about how to manage risks in aging water systems. Multiple studies assessing the risk of opportunistic pathogens in water systems and...

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Michigan Health Chief Back In Court In Legionnaires' Case

Testimony is resuming in a criminal case against Michigan's health director, who is accused of keeping the public in the dark about Legionnaires' disease during the Flint water disaster. Nick Lyon is charged with involuntary manslaughter and...

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At Least 12 Hospitalized In Queens Because Of Legionnaires’ Disease

The waterborne bacterial infection kills about one in 10 patients who contract it, according to the CDC.
Related topics: Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Bacteria

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Medical News Today: Gardening This Weekend? Beware Of The Compost

Researchers urge gardeners to be cautious when handing compost; inhaling or ingesting it could raise the risk of Legionnaires' disease.
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Expert On Legionnaires' Disease Urges People To Take Caution This Summer

After several people in New York City were diagnosed with Legionnaire's disease in less than two weeks, an expert at New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine (NYITCOM) urges people to take caution.

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Here’s What You Need To Know About Legionnaire’s Disease

You’ve probably seen an increase in Legionnaires’ disease coverage in the news lately. Legionnaires’ was blamed for the illnesses of four L.A. Fitness gym members in Florida in late May, and a New York City police officer is...
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2 Cases Of Legionnaires' Disease In Newborns Linked To Water Births

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2 Guests At Las Vegas Hotel Contract Legionnaires' Disease

Two guests who stayed separately at the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada, in March and April both contracted Legionnaires' disease while at the resort, according to the Southern Nevada Health District.Read more...

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