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Deadly Legionnaires' outbreak at Atlanta hotel "nationwide" issue

Officials say a dozen guests had tested positive for the bacteria but according to an attorney, hundreds more may have been exposed

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2:14pm PDT - August 12th, 2019

Negligence caused a Legionnaires' outbreak at Atlanta hotel, lawsuit says

Visitors of the Sheraton Atlanta Hotel between late June and mid-July are on watch for cases of Legionnaires' disease.

legionnaires' disease - USA Today
1:29pm PDT - August 12th, 2019

Lawsuit: Negligence caused Legionnaires' outbreak at hotel

ATLANTA (AP) — A lawsuit alleges "negligence in the operation and maintenance of the water systems" caused a Legionnaires' disease outbreak at a downtown Atlanta hotel.

legionnaires' disease - Associated Press
7:05am PDT - August 12th, 2019

Deadly Legionnaires' outbreak at Atlanta hotel a "nationwide problem"

Officials say a dozen guests had tested positive for the bacteria but according to an attorney, hundreds more may have been exposed

legionnaires' disease - CBS News
4:40am PDT - August 12th, 2019

Woman Dies After Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreak in Atlanta

Public health officials have confirmed 12 cases of the disease, including one death. A downtown Atlanta hotel has temporarily closed in the aftermath.

legionnaires' disease - The New York Times
6:37pm PDT - August 7th, 2019

Legionnaires' disease investigation focuses on 26 Moncton buildings

While no new cases of legionnaires' disease have been reported in Moncton, the search area for the source of the current outbreak has been narrowed.

legionnaires' disease - CBC News
2:51pm PDT - August 7th, 2019

Legionnaires' Disease Outbreak at Atlanta Hotel Leaves 1 Dead, According To State Health Officials

One person has died from a Legionnaires' disease outbreak at the Sheraton Atlanta Hotel, as of Wednesday.

legionnaires' disease - Newsweek
2:25pm PDT - August 7th, 2019

Legionnaires' disease outbreak at Atlanta hotel leaves 1 dead, state health officials say

One person has died from a Legionnaires' disease outbreak at the Sheraton Atlanta Hotel.

legionnaires' disease - Fox News
6:38am PDT - August 7th, 2019

One person has died of Legionnaires' disease after staying at an Atlanta hotel

Twelve former guests who stayed at Sheraton Atlanta have been diagnosed with Legionnaires' disease, while an additional 61 probable cases have been linked to the same outbreak. One of the 12 diagnosed patients has died, Georgia Department of Public Health sai…

legionnaires' disease - CNN
2:11pm PDT - August 6th, 2019

Legionnaires' disease outbreak in greater Moncton climbs to 9 with 2 new cases

The legionnaires' disease outbreak in the greater Moncton area has climbed to nine, with two new cases of the severe form of pneumonia confirmed on Friday, says the Department of Health.

legionnaires' disease - CBC News
11:02am PDT - August 2nd, 2019

Legionnaires' disease outbreak declared in greater Moncton with 7 confirmed cases

There is an outbreak of Legionnaire's disease in the Greater Moncton area, with seven confirmed cases, the Office of the Chief Medical Officer of Health announced on Thursday.

legionnaires' disease - CBC News
10:35am PDT - August 1st, 2019

Lurking bacteria gave an Indiana mom 'hot tub rash'. She nearly lost her leg

Taking a dip in a hotel hot tub is supposed to be relaxing, but an Indiana mother found bacterial guests floating in the water can prove dangerous.

legionnaires' disease - USA Today
2:15pm PDT - July 30th, 2019

11 former guests of an Atlanta hotel now have Legionnaires' disease. Authorities have dentified 55 more probable cases.

Eleven former guests at a prominent Atlanta hotel have now been diagnosed with Legionnaires' disease while an additional 55 probable cases have also been linked to the same outbreak, officials said. Authorities are searching for the source of the infection.

legionnaires' disease - CNN
6:11am PDT - July 30th, 2019

Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreak Is Linked to Sheraton in Atlanta

The Georgia Department of Public Health said that in addition to the 11 people who had contracted the disease, 55 more cases were “probable.”

legionnaires' disease - The New York Times
6:03pm PDT - July 29th, 2019

Virginia county confirms 10 Legionnaires' disease cases, investigation into possible source of exposure

Health officials in a Virginia county are investigating an increase of Legionnaires’ disease cases.

legionnaires' disease - Fox News
5:38am PDT - July 26th, 2019

9 former guests of an Atlanta hotel now have Legionnaires' disease. Authorities are looking for the source

Nine former guests at a prominent Atlanta hotel have now been diagnosed with Legionnaires' disease, but medical investigators have not yet found the exact source of the bacterial infection, officials said.

legionnaires' disease - CNN
5:36am PDT - July 23rd, 2019

Legionnaires' disease bacteria found in a water district in Maine

The Maine Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Friday it found legionella bacteria in two separate locations during testing at the Orono-Veazie Water District.

legionnaires' disease - Daily Mail
9:16am PDT - July 22nd, 2019

Downtown Atlanta hotel closes after SIX guests are diagnosed with Legionnaires' disease

The Sheraton Atlanta has closed for investigation after six guests who stayed there at the same time were diagnosed with Legionnaires' disease, which is a severe form of pneumonia.

legionnaires' disease - Daily Mail
12:02pm PDT - July 18th, 2019

3 cases of Legionnaires' disease follow visits to downtown Atlanta hotel

Three guests who stayed at a prominent downtown Atlanta hotel have become sick with Legionnaires' disease, prompting an investigation of the hotel on Monday, officials said.

legionnaires' disease - CNN
7:27am PDT - July 16th, 2019

Doctor says you should run your shower for 20 minutes after a holiday

The ritual has nothing to do with superstition, but is designed to protect Dr Makin and his family against a deadly disease.

legionnaires' disease - Metro
1:54am PDT - July 15th, 2019

The doctor who runs his shower for 20 minutes every time he's back from holiday

Dr Tom Makin, from Cheshire, is a microbiologist who has spent nearly 30 years studying outbreaks. He warns summer time is the peak period for legionnaire's infection risk.

legionnaires' disease - Daily Mail
2:01pm PDT - July 13th, 2019

Bacteria discovery has left island hospital relying on bottled water since March

Island Health advised against using the water at Lady Minto Hospital for drinking or bathing in March, when routine testing showed low levels of the bacteria were present.

legionnaires' disease - CBC News
9:04am PDT - July 10th, 2019

Health spa closes after Legionnaires' outbreak in jacuzzi leaves nine guests in hospital

Healax Salt Caves in Bournemouth, Dorset, was told to close by Public Health England after customers fell "violently ill" - some with confirmed Legionnaires'

legionnaires' disease - Mirror
11:42am PDT - July 6th, 2019

How the Flint water crisis set back thousands of students

And why some people still worry about the water in Flint.

legionnaires' disease - The Washington Post
12:10pm PDT - July 3rd, 2019

Harvard Silent as Backlash Grows Over Giving Fellowship to Ex-Gov. Rick Snyder After Flint Water Crisis

The announcement of Snyder's appointment made no mention of the water crisis, instead focusing on his contributions to Michigan's workforce training, STEM education and infrastructure.

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8:15am PDT - July 3rd, 2019

RT @CBSNews: A deadly Legionnaires' outbreak at an Atlanta hotel could be a "nationwide problem," as it may have sickened dozens of hotel g…

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6:00am PDT - August 13th, 2019

RT @wsbradio: A metro Atlanta photographer filed a lawsuit Monday against the Sheraton Atlanta, saying the hotel’s “negligence in the opera…

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5:58am PDT - August 13th, 2019

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5:55am PDT - August 13th, 2019

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5:55am PDT - August 13th, 2019

Negligence caused a #Legionnaires' outbreak at Atlanta hotel, lawsuit says https://t.co/4D3hGJtyLd

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5:54am PDT - August 13th, 2019

RT @CBSNews: A deadly Legionnaires' outbreak at an Atlanta hotel could be a "nationwide problem," as it may have sickened dozens of hotel g…

B OBrien (@BOBrien375)
5:53am PDT - August 13th, 2019

"1 person died of the disease & 11 other cases were confirmed after stays or visits at the Sheraton Atlanta Hotel between June 12 and July 15.. There also have been 63 probable cases" https://t.co/PEqhiHqyht

Amesh Adalja (@AmeshAA)
5:53am PDT - August 13th, 2019

Hoping this is resolved and corrected before @dragoncon. Con crud is bad enough, Legionnaires would be far, far worse. Negligence caused a Legionnaires' outbreak at Atlanta hotel, lawsuit says https://t.co/N3gUH6uSRK via @usatoday

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5:53am PDT - August 13th, 2019

RT @CBSNews: A deadly Legionnaires' outbreak at an Atlanta hotel could be a "nationwide problem," as it may have sickened dozens of hotel g…

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5:51am PDT - August 13th, 2019

RT @CBSNews: A deadly Legionnaires' outbreak at an Atlanta hotel could be a "nationwide problem," as it may have sickened dozens of hotel g…

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5:51am PDT - August 13th, 2019

A friend of mine died last year at 49 from legionnaires disease from a pool at a national sports chain. Now there is an outbreak in Atlanta. Please be careful.

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5:47am PDT - August 13th, 2019

RT @ClevelandClinic: What is Legionnaires’ disease and how do you get it? https://t.co/8GqLLSrOtU

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5:47am PDT - August 13th, 2019

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5:46am PDT - August 13th, 2019

RT @CBSNews: A deadly Legionnaires' outbreak at an Atlanta hotel could be a "nationwide problem," as it may have sickened dozens of hotel g…

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5:44am PDT - August 13th, 2019

RT @CBSNews: A deadly Legionnaires' outbreak at an Atlanta hotel could be a "nationwide problem," as it may have sickened dozens of hotel g…

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5:43am PDT - August 13th, 2019

RT @CBSNews: A deadly Legionnaires' outbreak at an Atlanta hotel could be a "nationwide problem," as it may have sickened dozens of hotel g…

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5:43am PDT - August 13th, 2019

RT @CBSNews: A deadly Legionnaires' outbreak at an Atlanta hotel could be a "nationwide problem," as it may have sickened dozens of hotel g…

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5:42am PDT - August 13th, 2019

RT @CBSNews: A deadly Legionnaires' outbreak at an Atlanta hotel could be a "nationwide problem," as it may have sickened dozens of hotel g…

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5:41am PDT - August 13th, 2019

RT @CBSNews: A deadly Legionnaires' outbreak at an Atlanta hotel could be a "nationwide problem," as it may have sickened dozens of hotel g…

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5:41am PDT - August 13th, 2019

RT @CBSNews: A deadly Legionnaires' outbreak at an Atlanta hotel could be a "nationwide problem," as it may have sickened dozens of hotel g…

starmargarita (@142Countries)
5:40am PDT - August 13th, 2019

Legionnaires disease seems to rear its head with some regularity. How can you help prevent it in your facilities? #healthandsafety https://t.co/MorRlv2fQR

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5:40am PDT - August 13th, 2019

Deadly Legionnaires' outbreak at Atlanta hotel a "nationwide problem," attorney says https://t.co/lMxchHz00T

Tim Ballisty (@IrishEagle)
5:39am PDT - August 13th, 2019

Legionnaires’ disease outbreak at Atlanta hotel is now largest ever recorded in Georgia, health official says https://t.co/Y6i7Hf1L9w

theofficialzukus (@theofficialzuku)
4:47am PDT - August 13th, 2019

RT @eleven8: Y’all know that hotel in Atlanta that tried to kill me with their bed bug investigation? Mad ppl got Legionnaires Disease a…

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4:13am PDT - August 13th, 2019

RT @WTNH: 11 confirmed cases, 63 probable cases and one death have been linked to a Sheraton hotel in Atlanta. https://t.co/CwCsbP5lpS

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3:52am PDT - August 13th, 2019

RT @CBSNews: Deadly Legionnaires' outbreak at Atlanta hotel a "nationwide problem," attorney says https://t.co/b4bOUDkAgc https://t.co/mYKQ…

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3:37am PDT - August 13th, 2019

Legionnaires’ disease outbreak at Atlanta hotel is now largest ever recorded in Georgia, health official says - Fox News https://t.co/9vygStRAvm

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3:25am PDT - August 13th, 2019

Legionnaires’ disease outbreak at Atlanta hotel is now largest ever recorded in Georgia https://t.co/y1Y6TqRBVG

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3:17am PDT - August 13th, 2019

RT @CBSNews: Deadly Legionnaires' outbreak at Atlanta hotel a "nationwide problem," attorney says https://t.co/b4bOUDkAgc https://t.co/mYKQ…

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3:15am PDT - August 13th, 2019

RT @CNN: An outbreak of Legionnaires' disease tied to a prominent Atlanta hotel, during which one person died of the disease and 11 others…

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3:07am PDT - August 13th, 2019

RT @wsbradio: A metro Atlanta photographer filed a lawsuit Monday against the Sheraton Atlanta, saying the hotel’s “negligence in the opera…

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3:01am PDT - August 13th, 2019

RT @CBSNews: Deadly Legionnaires' outbreak at Atlanta hotel a "nationwide problem," attorney says https://t.co/b4bOUDkAgc https://t.co/mYKQ…

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2:46am PDT - August 13th, 2019

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2:44am PDT - August 13th, 2019

Legionnaires disease: Atlanta hotel deadly outbreak that left one dead is a "nationwide problem" - CBS News https://t.co/Rd6JM2vEmR

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2:34am PDT - August 13th, 2019

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2:33am PDT - August 13th, 2019

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2:31am PDT - August 13th, 2019

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2:30am PDT - August 13th, 2019

Deadly Legionnaires' outbreak at Atlanta hotel https://t.co/M0jkmRhGsu

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2:26am PDT - August 13th, 2019

RT @CBSNews: Deadly Legionnaires' outbreak at Atlanta hotel a "nationwide problem," attorney says https://t.co/b4bOUDkAgc https://t.co/mYKQ…

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2:26am PDT - August 13th, 2019

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2:25am PDT - August 13th, 2019