NEW YORK (AP) - State health teams will deploy to the Bronx to help collect and test samples from cooling towers amid a deadly outbreak of Legionnaires' disease as the number of those sickened grew by one to 101, officials said Friday. Teams will begin ...
Fox 6 WBRC · 8/11/2015
High levels of legionella bacteria have been found in the water ... and will continue to test the system. Tina Pippin, an Alabama Department of Public Health manager, said legionella disease outbreaks are reported when two or more individuals who live ...
USA Today · 8/1/2014
Last year was the tops in 5 years for Legionnaires' disease cases in Alabama reported to public health officials. The state had 41 confirmed cases in 2013, 15 of those from an outbreak at a nursing home in Florence. The outbreak at Glenwood Nursing Home ... A death has now been linked to the Legionnaires’ disease outbreak that was reported in northwest Alabama earlier this month, according to AP. The outbreak was determined to have originated at a Florence, Alabama nursing home, Glenwood Healthcare.
WebProNews · 10/19/2013
Since July 10, the city has identified 46 cases of Legionnaires’ disease, all in the South ... 1010 WINS’ Al Jones reported. “They had multiple other diseases — lung disease, heart disease,” she told reporters, including WCBS 880’s Peter ...
CBS New York · 7/30/2015
told AL.com he has been retained by two patients and the family of one of the patients who died. The families, for now, have asked not to be identified, he said. "Legionella outbreaks should be considered public health emergencies, especially, when the ... faucet A new report shows most deaths from Legionnaires' disease are tied to hospital and nursing home showers, not outdoor cooling towers.More
6 WECT · 8/17/2015
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. NEW YORK, Aug. 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Phigenics is working in New York City to assist in meeting the Health Commissioner's requirements for building owners and managers to obtain the services of experienced ANSI/ASHRAE Standard 188 …
WSFA 12 · 8/9/2015
Alabama and Louisiana have made similar announcements ... s orders to evaluate and disinfect every cooling tower in the city amid the Legionnaires’ disease outbreak is straining the city’s resources:http://nyti.
Politico · 8/17/2015