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Nov 09, 2017

Nov 09, 2017
Drinking fountains

Legionella common in US outbreaks tied to drinking water, other sources

Legionella continues to be the most common cause of outbreaks linked to drinking water and also fuels many outbreaks linked to environmental water exposure.

Oct 25, 2017

Oct 25, 2017

News Scan for Oct 25, 2017

Brazil yellow fever
Marburg in Uganda
NYC Legionnaires' outbreak
Antivirals for H7N9
Hurricane-related alert

Jun 19, 2017

Jun 19, 2017
Manhatten skyline

NYC officials probe Legionnaires' cluster in Lennox Hill

One of the 7 cases, involving a nonagenarian, proved fatal.

Jun 08, 2017

Jun 08, 2017

News Scan for Jun 08, 2017

Polio in Syria
Health worker Ebola preparedness
Legionnaires' and water birth

Jun 06, 2017

Jun 06, 2017
shower head

CDC: Most healthcare-acquired Legionnaires' cases could be prevented

Poorly maintained water systems are typically to blame, and those in long-term care facilities are especially vulnerable.

Nov 10, 2016

Nov 10, 2016

News Scan for Nov 10, 2016

FluMist investigation findings
Saudi MERS total grows
Measles update
Legionella adaptation

Jun 07, 2016

Jun 07, 2016
Legionella testing

CDC: Water system management key to curbing rise in Legionnaires'

Infections with Legionella bacteria have quadrupled since 2000, and the CDC says outbreaks are preventable through proper management of water systems, such as cooling towers.

Sep 02, 2015

Sep 02, 2015

News Scan for Sep 02, 2015

More H5N1 in Vietnam
Polio cases in Ukraine
Illinois Legionnaires' outbreak
World Hepatitis Summit

Aug 13, 2015

Aug 13, 2015
Water fountain

Tainted drinking water plays important role in waterborne disease

Legionella found to claim prime spot in more than half of outbreaks related to water.

Aug 06, 2015

Aug 06, 2015

News Scan for Aug 06, 2015

H5N1 in Ghana, Ivory Coast
Endoscope contamination
Ebola response and research
Legionella in the Bronx
Vaccine exemptions and pertussis

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