In a follow-up on the Legionnaires’ disease outbreak at Mount Carmel Grove City Hospital in Ohio, health officials now put the outbreak total to 16, including one death. In a statement from hospital...

Topics include health care water safety, conservation efforts, cooling tower maintenance and Legionella legal cases An international lineup of public health and sustainability experts from four continents...

By NewsDEsk  @bactiman63 New York City health officials are advising providers to test for Legionella in adults with pneumonia, particularly patients who are > 50 years or have lung disease, immune-suppression,...

Franklin County, OH health officials report working with Mount Carmel Grove City, the Ohio Department of Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to investigate a Legionnaires’...

The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS), the Springfield-Greene County Health Department, and Mercy Springfield are working together to investigate two cases of Legionnaires’ Disease...

By NewsDesk   @bactiman63 In a follow-up on the Legionnaires’ disease outbreak in the Evergem area, Flanders, Belgium, health authorities say the national reference center found a genetic similarity...

By Jory Lange Three people in Clark, New Jersey, have been diagnosed with Legionnaires disease, according to Mayor Sal Bonaccorso.  These are part of the cluster of cases of Legionnaires disease in Union...

By NewsDesk   @bactiman63 The Legionnaires’ disease outbreak in the Evergem area, Flanders, Belgium has reached 29 cases, according to Zorg en Gezondheid. Of the 29 patients infected, 10 of these...

New Jersey state health officials are investigating a Legionnaires’ disease cluster in the Union County area. To date, 22 confirmed cases have been reported in individuals who reside in or visited...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The Flemish Agency for Health and Safety reported (computer translated) that five of the 17 company cooling towers tested were positive for the bacterium, Legionella. Two companies...