Seattle hospital reports Legionnaires’ disease death

Late last week, officials with University of Washington Medical Center (UWMC) reported to county health officials two patients being treated in their cardiac care unit diagnosed with the serious type of bacterial pneumonia–Legionnaires’ disease. On Friday, Public Health – Seattle & King County received notification from UWMC that one of the patients had passed away. Legionella, the etiology of … Continue reading Seattle hospital reports Legionnaires’ disease death