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AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention says tests indicate chlorine eliminated the bacteria responsible for Legi

Houston Chronicle Aug 14 2019 - 11:24

ATLANTA - Legionnaires' disease is a serious type of pneumonia caused by the Legionella bacterium, which is found in fresh water, according to

Click Orlando Aug 14 2019 - 10:16

It is caused by a bacterium known as Legionella. This bacterium is found naturally in freshwater environments including lakes and streams.

WLTX19 Aug 12 2019 - 21:20

The Chesterfield County School Board on Monday heard a presentation from John Thumma, the school system's director of facilities and maintenan

Richmond Aug 12 2019 - 18:49

Authorities have not determined that the hotel is the source of the Legionella bacteria, but so far all of the cases involve guests or visitors to

Atlanta Journal-Constitution Aug 12 2019 - 16:04

An outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease tied to a prominent Atlanta hotel is the largest recorded Legionella outbreak in Georgia, an official with the

Oklahoma's News Aug 12 2019 - 11:17

ATLANTA (CNN) - An outbreak of Legionnaires' disease tied to a prominent Atlanta hotel is the largest recorded Legionella outbreak in Georgia,

WFMZ-TV Aug 11 2019 - 23:10

The Quapaw Baths and Spa in Hot Springs has been cleared to resume all services after tests for Legionella bacteria came back negative, officials s

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Aug 11 2019 - 01:30

HOT SPRINGS, Ark — Hot Springs National Park has received finalized negative results of Legionella bacteria testing at the Quapaw Baths and Spa.

KTHV Aug 9 2019 - 20:23

The manager of the Sheraton Atlanta hotel released a statement on Friday offering his sympathies while also announcing when the hotel might reopen

11Alive Aug 9 2019 - 19:49

District officials said three contractors will work to "clean and provide preventative maintenance" on cooling towers on school grounds a

WTVR Aug 9 2019 - 17:14

Ken Peduzzi, General Manager of the Sheraton Atlanta sent the following statement to FOX 5 News on Friday: "On behalf of everyone at Sheraton

FOX 5 Atlanta Aug 9 2019 - 15:34

ATLANTA — The manager of the Sheraton Atlanta hotel released a statement on Friday offering his sympathies while also announcing when the hotel mig

11Alive Aug 9 2019 - 15:13

The Quapaw Baths and Spa in Hot Springs has been cleared to resume all services after tests for Legionella bacteria came back negative, officials s

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Aug 9 2019 - 07:58

Levels of legionella bacteria were detected recently in the water system of the Mount Carmel College of Nursing, which is on the Franklinton campus

Columbus Dispatch Aug 8 2019 - 15:52

COLUMBUS (WCMH) — Mount Carmel Health System has confirmed that the legionella bacteria was found on the campus of the Mount Carmel College of Nurs

NBC4i Aug 8 2019 - 13:50

Legionnaire's disease is a type of pneumonia caused by inhaling the water-borne bacteria Legionella.

The Grio Aug 7 2019 - 19:36

Cameo Garrett, 49, died from coronary artery disease "aggravated by Legionella pneumonia," according to WSB-TV, an ABC affiliate in Atlan

International Business Times Aug 7 2019 - 16:29

Health officials have found the bacteria that causes Legionnaires’ disease at seven locations in Chesterfield County, including Falling Creek Middl

Richmond Aug 7 2019 - 16:20

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va.

WTVR Aug 7 2019 - 16:09

According to the DeKalb County Medical Examiner’s Office, 49-year-old Cameo Garrett died of coronary artery disease aggravated by Legionella pneumo

Washington Post Aug 7 2019 - 12:11

Cameo Garrett, one of the 12 lab-confirmed cases of the disease, died of coronary artery atherosclerosis aggravated by Legionella in July, the medi

YAHOO! News Aug 7 2019 - 12:04

Health officials detected Legionella bacteria at Richmond, Va.-based Johnston-Willis Hospital, reports NBC affiliate WWBT.

Becker's Hospital Review Aug 7 2019 - 11:20

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va.

WTVR Aug 7 2019 - 11:07

Several locations in Chesterfield have tested positive for Legionella bacteria, according to the Chesterfield County Department of Health.

WWBT Aug 7 2019 - 04:01

While Cameo Garrett, 49, died of coronary artery disease, “We can’t ignore Legionella was a contributing factor,” DeKalb County Medical Examiner Pa

Atlanta Journal-Constitution Aug 6 2019 - 16:50

CHESTERFIELD, Va. (WWBT) - Tests have returned positive for a Legionella bacteria at Greenfield Elementary School in Chesterfield County.

WWBT Aug 5 2019 - 08:46

The Quapaw Baths and Spa on Bathhouse Row in Hot Springs closed Saturday after preliminary tests indicated that the bathhouse's water is conta

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Aug 4 2019 - 07:18

Arkansas Department of Health says traces of Legionella bacteria have been identified in a Hot Springs spa.

KTHV Aug 3 2019 - 21:23

HOT SPRINGS, Ark.

5 News Aug 3 2019 - 12:45

The Quapaw Bath and Spa in Hot Springs closed Saturday after preliminary tests indicated the water is contaminated with Legionella bacteria, which

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Aug 3 2019 - 11:43

Legionella pneumophila bacteria/CDC “Public Health is investigating to determine potential sources of legionella bacteria,” said Dr.

Pink Aug 3 2019 - 04:59

Public Health officials are still trying to track the source of the legionella bacteria, which can be found in both natural bodies of water and man

CBC.ca Aug 2 2019 - 11:08

“Public Health is investigating to determine potential sources of legionella bacteria,” said Dr.

Global News Aug 1 2019 - 13:21

But what is Legionnaires' disease?

Gwinnett Daily Post Jul 31 2019 - 18:50

You may not see it, but administrators said progress is being made at the Illinois Veterans Home.

WGEM Jul 30 2019 - 16:42

Until testing is complete, health officials say they can’t be sure that the hotel is the source of the outbreak, though no other locations are bein

Atlanta Journal-Constitution Jul 29 2019 - 17:38

ATLANTA — The Georgia Department of Public Health has released new information related to the legionella outbreak linked to the Sheraton Atlanta.

11Alive Jul 29 2019 - 17:10

ATLANTA (FOX 5 Atlanta) - State and county health officials have started a second round of environmental testing Monday at a downtown Atlanta hotel

FOX 5 Atlanta Jul 29 2019 - 12:59

“The Hydrosense kits are a screening tool, which saves time and money and allows clients to test more sample points (…) This could not be done with

Envirotech Online Jul 29 2019 - 02:02

The state Health Department was notified on July 17 that a resident of the facility had Legionnaires’ disease and Legionella bacteria were also fou

StamfordAdvocate Jul 26 2019 - 14:12

Maryland state health officials confirmed Friday that Legionella was found in the water system at Baltimore's Harbor Tunnel facility.

Patch Jul 26 2019 - 13:57

CHICAGO (CBS) — The Illinois Department of Public Health is investigating two cases of Legionnaires’ disease in two people who were patients at Rus

CBS Boston / WBZ Jul 26 2019 - 13:53

One of those patients recently died.

NBC Connecticut Jul 26 2019 - 13:35

Legionella bacteria are transmitted through water droplets and can cause serious lung infections and possibly death.

Chicago Sun-Times Jul 26 2019 - 10:01

Legionnaires’ disease is a type of pneumonia caused by the Legionella bacteria, which is naturally occurring in lakes and streams.

Richmond Jul 25 2019 - 19:01

As part of its continuing investigation of a cluster of Legionella cases in the greater Bangor area, the Maine Center for Disease Control and Preve

Sun Journal Jul 25 2019 - 06:47