Stories tagged: Legionnaires’ disease
UPDATED: Thu., April 18, 2019, 11:18 a.m.
Legionnaires’ disease bacteria that killed one inmate and sickened another is more widespread than expected in a California state prison, officials said Wednesday, citing new test results.
Tue., April 3, 2018, 5:16 p.m.
A makeover of the Illinois Veterans Home at Quincy costing as much as $278 million is the best option for eradicating Legionnaires’ disease there, a preliminary report says.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 4, 2018, 2:43 p.m.
Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner is responding in an unconventional way to criticism of his administration’s handling of outbreaks of Legionnaires’ disease at a veterans home that have left 13 dead. …
Sat., Nov. 11, 2017, 1:47 p.m.
Disneyland has shut down two bacteria-contaminated cooling towers after health officials discovered several cases of Legionnaires’ disease in people who had visited the Anaheim theme park, authorities said.
Fri., Aug. 25, 2017, 1:33 p.m.
Public health officials are investigating after two people contracted a serious type of pneumonia called Legionnaire’s disease at a Seattle hospital. One of them died.
Thu., June 8, 2017, 2:16 p.m.
Babies born during water births are at risk of contracting Legionnaires’ disease, a severe and potentially life-threatening form of pneumonia that infected two infants in Arizona last year.
Wed., Dec. 14, 2016, 11:12 a.m.
A patient at Washington state’s largest psychiatric hospital has tested positive for Legionnaires’ disease.
Wed., Sept. 14, 2016, 12:16 p.m.
Officials at the University of Washington Medical Center say a second person infected with Legionnaires’ disease has died.
Thu., May 19, 2011
Water restrictions were lifted Wednesday afternoon at Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center after successful efforts to eradicate bacteria that can cause Legionnaires’ disease from the hospital’s water supply. Three patients …
Wed., May 18, 2011, 4:55 p.m.
Water restrictions were lifted today at Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center after successful efforts to eradicate bacteria that can cause Legionnaires’ disease from the hospital’s water supply.
Wed., May 4, 2011
Workers performed a chlorine flush of Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center’s water system Tuesday in hopes of killing clusters of bacteria that can cause Legionnaire’s disease. Some patients have gone …
Fri., April 29, 2011
Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center is restricting showers, serving bottled water and replacing parts of its water system after three patients tested positive for the bacteria that causes Legionnaires’ disease. …