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Legionella continues to be the most common cause of outbreaks linked to drinking water and also fuels many outbreaks linked to environmental water exposure.
One of the 7 cases, involving a nonagenarian, proved fatal.
Poorly maintained water systems are typically to blame, and those in long-term care facilities are especially vulnerable.
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