Legionnaires Disease

Bronx Psychiatric Center Cooling Tower Blamed For Morris Park Legionnaires' OutbreakA cooling tower at the Bronx Psychiatric Center was blamed for an outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease that left one person dead in the Morris Park section of the Bronx earlier this fall, officials said Friday.
Legionella Bacteria Found At Hauppauge High School Cooling TowerHauppauge High School on Long Island has become the latest institution to find legionella bacteria in its cooling towers.
Legionella Bacteria Found In Cooling Towers At Smithtown SchoolsThe potentially deadly bacteria has been found in the cooling towers at both Smithtown East and Smithtown West high schools.
City: 1 Dead From Morris Park Legionnaires' Disease ClusterOne person who contracted Legionnaires' disease in the Morris Park section of the Bronx has died, city officials said Wednesday.
More Cases Of Legionnaires' Disease Diagnosed In The Bronx; 7 Cooling Towers Test PositiveSources tell CBS2 there are now 10 cases linked to a cluster in Morris Park.
New Legionnaires' Disease Cluster Found In The BronxOfficials announced Monday that seven cases have been diagnosed in the Morris Park neighborhood. The new cases are not connected to a Legionnaires' outbreak in the South Bronx last month that claimed 12 lives.
Preliminary Positive Tests For Legionella Bacteria At 3 More Melrose Houses BuildingsThree more buildings in the Melrose Houses in the Bronx have preliminarily tested positive for legionella bacteria, following a cluster of Legionnaires’ disease cases in the public housing development.
City Takes Steps In Effort To Stem Legionnaires' Cluster At Melrose HousesThe mayor stressed on Thursday that the result was only a faint positive and that more tests are being conducted.
4 Legionnaires' Cases Reported At Melrose Houses In The South BronxA new cluster of Legionnaires’ disease cases was recently diagnosed in the South Bronx, and city officials on Wednesday were investigating the water distribution system in one public housing development.
Upper East Side School Reopens After Legionella Bacteria Found In Cooling TowerThe Health Department has given the school the all-clear to reopen to students next week.
Man Sues Opera House Hotel In The Bronx After Contracting Legionnaires' DiseaseA man who spent several days in the hospital after coming down with Legionnaires' disease has filed a civil lawsuit against the Bronx hotel that has been identified by authorities as the source of the outbreak.
Legionella Bacteria Found In Cooling Tower In Riverside High School In YonkersThe bacteria that cause Legionnaires’ disease were found this week at the cooling tower at Riverside High School in Yonkers, the city announced Friday.
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