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One person has died of Legionnaires' disease after staying at an Atlanta hotel

Aug 26, 2019 , CNN Health
One person has died of Legionnaires' disease after staying at a prominent Atlanta hotel, officials said....
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Sheraton Atlanta hotel cleared to reopen after outbreak of Legionnaires' disease

Aug 17, 2019 , CNN Health
A hotel in downtown Atlanta is reopening its doors to visitors after it closed last month so that health officials could investigate an outbreak of potentially deadly Legionnaires' disease linked to the premises....
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Experts Urge Stronger Policies To Address Legionnaires’ Disease

Aug 16, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
This roundup of public health news also includes reports that the club drug MDMA is showing promise as a treatment for PTSD and how caring for chronically ill kids inspires special treatment strategies....
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What is Legionnaires' disease and how many people does it affect?

Aug 15, 2019 , CNN Health
Legionnaires' disease is a serious type of pneumonia caused by the Legionella bacterium, which is found in fresh water, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention....
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One person has died of Legionnaires' disease in Atlanta outbreak

Aug 15, 2019 , CNN Health
One person has died of Legionnaires' disease after staying at a prominent Atlanta hotel, officials said....
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Deadly Legionnaires' outbreak at Atlanta hotel is the largest on record in Georgia

Aug 15, 2019 , CNN Health
An outbreak of Legionnaires' disease tied to a prominent Atlanta hotel is the largest recorded Legionella outbreak in Georgia, an official with the public health department told CNN on Sunday....
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State Highlights: Georgia Health Officials Confirm 12 Cases, 1 Death From Legionnaires’ Disease; Feds Sign Off On Changes Made To Correct Patient Safety Issues At St. Luke’s In Houston

Aug 09, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from Georgia, Texas, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Florida, Connecticut, Missouri, Ohio, California, Colorado, North Carolina and...
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Patient Who Caught Legionnaires' Disease at Atlanta Hotel Dies

Aug 08, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Patient Who Caught Legionnaires' Disease at Atlanta Hotel DiesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/7/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/7/2019 12:00:00...
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One Dead In Atlanta Hotel Legionnaires' Outbreak

Aug 08, 2019 , WebMD
Another 61 probable cases of the disease have been identified, according to Nancy Nydam, director of communications at Georgia Department of Public...
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1 Dies in Ohio Outbreak of Legionnaires Disease

Jun 04, 2019 , WebMD
Legionnaires is caused by the Legionella bacteria, which can grow in water in building cooling systems. It's spread as people inhale contaminated water droplets, according to the...
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New Jersey Health Department is investigating a cluster of Legionnaires' disease cases

May 30, 2019 , CNN Health
The New Jersey Department of Health is investigating 22 Legionnaires' disease cases in Union County, the department said in a news release....
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State Highlights: Response To Legionnaires’ Outbreak Faulty At Illinois VA Hospital, Report Finds; N.J. Governor Plans To Sign Aid-In-Dying Bill

Mar 27, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from Illinois, New Jersey, New York, Arizona, Tennessee, Louisiana, California, Pennsylvania, Texas, Maryland, Ohio, Georgia, Virginia and...
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Legionnaires' Disease: Why Is This Potentially Deadly Disease Seemingly On The Rise?

Sep 04, 2018 , Forbes
An recent outbreak in Hampton, New Hampshire. Residents getting sick at a Bronx, NY, housing facility. The rise in Legionella infections may be an early warning of bigger...
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State Highlights: Legionnaires’ Outbreak Hits New York City; Nurses At Vermont’s Largest Hospital Launch Strike

Jul 14, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from New York, Vermont, Missouri, Georgia, Minnesota, North Carolina, Maryland, Oregon, Wisconsin, Massachusetts, New Hampshire and...
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New Drug-Resistant Strain Of Malaria Threatens To Upend Years Of Eradication Efforts

Nov 24, 2017 , Kaiser Health News
“It has a big potential to spread,” says Dr. Arjen M. Dondorp, deputy director of the Mahidol Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Unit in Bangkok. “We should be very worried that other countries in Southeast Asia can be affected by this, and, of course, that it will reach Africa at some point.” In other public health news: stem cell treatments, breast cancer, transgender patients, Legionnaires’ disease, allergies, and...
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New Drug-Resistant Strain Of Malaria Threatens To Upend Years Of Eradication Efforts

Nov 23, 2017 , Kaiser Health News
“It has a big potential to spread,” says Dr. Arjen M. Dondorp, deputy director of the Mahidol Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Unit in Bangkok. “We should be very worried that other countries in Southeast Asia can be affected by this, and, of course, that it will reach Africa at some point.” In other public health news: stem cell treatments, breast cancer, transgender patients, Legionnaires’ disease, allergies, and...
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State Highlights: Calif. Officials Continue To Search For Source Of Legionnaires’ Cases; Texas Lawmakers Fund Anti-Abortion Program

Nov 18, 2017 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from California, Texas, Connecticut, Georgia, Florida, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Maryland, Hawaii, Ohio, Minnesota and Iowa....
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Disneyland shuts down cooling towers over Legionnaires' cases

Nov 13, 2017 , CNN Health
Disneyland Park has shut down two cooling towers at its park in Southern California following an outbreak of Legionnaires' disease....
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Legionnaires sickens 12 in California, including 9 at Disneyland

Nov 12, 2017 , Reuters
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Disneyland has shut down and decontaminated two cooling towers following an outbreak of Legionnaires disease that sickened 12 people, nine of them guests or employees at the theme park in Anaheim, county health officials said on Saturday....
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Disneyland shuts down 2 cooling towers after isolated cases of Legionnaires' disease hit visitors

Nov 12, 2017 , CNBC Health
Disneyland has shut down two cooling towers after people who visited the Southern California theme park came down with Legionnaires'...
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