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The Central Alabama Veterans Healthcare System said there isn’t any evidence of legionella-related disease at the hospitals since the bacteria was found in the water a few weeks ago, but is declining to give any further information to the public.
Montgomery Advertiser · ByKala Kachmar · 8/19/2014
A recent outbreak of Legionella pneumonia has been associated with the Glenwood Nursing Home facility in Florence, according to the Alabama Department of Public Health. Dr. Karen Landers, who is leading the investigation into the outbreak, said that of …
48 News · 10/18/2013
A 2010 outbreak of Legionnairesdisease in Wisconsin ... effective maintenance procedures for eliminating the risk of Legionella transmission from indoor decorative water fountains in healthcare settings, water fountains of any type should be considered ...
INFECTION CONTROL TODAY · 1/9/2012
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The Legionairres disease lawsuit was filed in Alabama state court by Rodney Handley and Emanuel Howard against Wingate Inns International and Wyndham Worldwide Corp., indicating that Legionella bacteria was persent in mist from the hot tub that they …
About Lawsuits · 6/26/2009
Legionnaire's disease is a severe respiratory disease caused by the bacterium Legionella. The lawsuit alleges negligence ... Dr. Mary McIntryre, state epidemiologist, confirmed that the Alabama Department of Public Health is investigating an outbreak ...
WSFA 12 · 8/13/2014
Some veterans are questioning why the Brockton veterans hospital waited more than two months to notify patients that one of their buildings was contaminated with the bacteria that cause Legionnaires' disease ... Vietnam veteran Al Allsopp said VA officials ...
WCVB | WCVB Boston · 1/20/2015
Other recent cases There were 41 cases of Legionnairesdisease in Alabama in 2013, Dr. McIntyre said, with that being the highest number in the past five years. So far for 2014, Dr. McIntyre said there have been about 18 cases of Legionnaires ...
WHNT-TV · ByClaire Aiello · 6/3/2014
At least 8 cases of Legionnaires' disease are attributed to the Co-Op City contamination. Cory Watson, P.C. is a Birmingham, Alabama personal injury law firm recognized nationally for its practice areas of class actions, environmental litigation ...
Benzinga · 4/24/2015
Tina Pippin, an Alabama Department of Public Health manager, said legionella disease outbreaks are reported when two or more individuals who live in separate households have symptoms, which include pneumonia, cough, fever and chills. Legionnaires' …
archive.battlecreekenquirer.com · 8/1/2014
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — Alabama’s chief health officer now says UAB violated state regulations by waiting too long to report a legionella outbreak, but he’s also praising the hospital for taking immediate action to control it. Healthcare providers ...
CBS 42 · 5/30/2014