For the past two weeks, Portugal has experienced one of the largest Legionnaires’ disease outbreak in Europe’s history with 336 cases and 10 deaths, according to an RTE report today. Portugal Health...

In what has been reported to be the third largest Legionnaires’ disease outbreak seen since the disease was first discovered in 1976, the outbreak in suburban Portugal has claimed the lives of more people. The...

In a follow-up to the large Legionnaires’ disease outbreak in Vila Franca de Xira in suburban Lisbon, the Directorate-General for Health of Portugal now puts the number of cases at 302, including...

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The Hong Kong Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health is today investigating a case of Legionnaires’ disease (LD) affecting a man aged 66. The patient was admitted to Pamela...

In a follow-up to an earlier story, Portuguese health officials say that cooling towers at a fertilizer plant were the likely source of an outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease, Reuters reports. Environment...

An outbreak of the bacterial infection, Legionnaire’s disease, has sickened more than a hundred (120) and killed four people in the central Portuguese region of Vila Franca de Xira, a municipality...

The Director of the Public Health Agency of Catalonia, Antoni Mateu said three more people died as a result of a second Legionella outbreak in Ripon (Barcelona), a village near Sabadell, according to...

Worcester County health officials are confirming at least two cases of Legionnaires’ disease, or Legionellosis, which appears to have been contracted at a Ocean City, Maryland hotel, according to...

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About 100 drugs already approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for other purposes can also prevent the growth of certain bacterial pathogens inside human cells, including those that cause...

A case of Legionnaires’ disease identified in a baby born in heated birthing pool has prompted English health officials to temporarily advise against the home use of birthing pools with built-in heaters...