A University of Washington Medical Center (UWMC) patient has been diagnosed with highly probable healthcare associated Legionnaires’ disease caused by infection with Legionella bacteria, according...

By NSF International Controlling Legionnaires’ disease will require a universal, preventive-based approach by a bevy of stakeholders ranging from building owners to hospital administrators, from public...

A third of treated recreational waterborne disease outbreaks (such as pools, hot tubs, and water playgrounds) during 2000 through 2014 occurred in hotel pools or hot tubs, according to a report published...

New York City health officials announced Wednesday that they are investigating three Legionnaires’ disease cases in three connected buildings at Co-op City in the Bronx. One person has died and to...

A DNA test method called polymerase chain reaction (PCR) allowed New York City health officials to identify the source of a Legionnaires’ disease outbreak within hours of specimen collection and...

NSF International, a global public health and safety organization, is hosting Legionella Conference 2018 – Managing Legionella and Other Pathogens in Building Water Systems on May 9-11, 2018, in Baltimore,...

The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) is reporting two laboratory-confirmed cases of Legionnaires’ disease among Illinois Veterans’ Home residents.  Both residents are at the Illinois Veterans...

Just months after the Legionnaires’ disease outbreak at São Francisco Xavier Hospital in Lisbon ended, another Lisbon area hospital is reporting an outbreak of the bacterial infection. Health...

The Illinois Department of Public Health reported last week of a Legionnaires’ disease case in a resident of the Illinois Veteran’s Home in Quincy (IVHQ). The patient has since been treated and...

Two people have died in the Blanes Legionairres’ disease outbreak, according to the Public Health Agency of Catalonia (ASPCAT). The outbreak case total now stands at 19. To date, the ASPCAT have...