Health & Medicine

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Legionnaire’s Disease becoming of more relevance in 2015.

Legionnaire’s Disease (also known as Pontiac Fever or Legionellosis) was in the news during the summer of 2015 when an outbreak in Bronx, New York sickened 94 people and killed 12. Another 30 were diagnosed with Legionnaire’s but did not become ill.

Legionnaire’s Disease does not affect most healthy people. Still, it’s wise to monitor appliances that can harbor the bacteria Legionella. read more

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