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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.
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.
9 New Sites Test Positive For Legionnaires' Bacteria, Officials SayMore than 150 people packed a town hall meeting in the Bronx as city officials and doctors tried to put them at ease over the deadly outbreak of Legionnaires' disease.
City Council To Debate Bill To Register, Regulate NYC Cooling TowersNew York City lawmakers will start debating a bill requiring all cooling towers to be registered and routinely tested after the deadly outbreak of Legionnaires' disease in the South Bronx.
Inmate At Rikers Island Diagnosed With Legionnaires' DiseaseA Rikers Island inmate was diagnosed with Legionnaires’ disease this week, but the case is not believed to be related to the South Bronx epidemic.
Death Toll Rises To 12 In Legionnaires' Outbreak In The South BronxNew York City is taking an unprecendented preventative move after two more deaths have been linked to the Legionnaires' disease outbreak in the South Bronx, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Monday.
Legionnaires' Death Toll Rises To 10 In South Bronx; State Offers Free Building TestingThe testing will be available to all owners, operators, managers and landlords of buildings with cooling towers or evaporative condenser units until October.
NYC Officials: Death Toll In Legionnaires' Disease Outbreak Rises To 8 In South BronxSymptoms of Legionnaires’ disease include headache, fatigue, loss of appetite, confusion and diarrhea.
NYC Officials: 4th Person With Legionnaires' Disease Dies In South Bronx OutbreakSymptoms of Legionnaires’ disease include headache, fatigue, loss of appetite, confusion and diarrhea.
NYC Officials: Third Person With Legionnaires' Disease In South Bronx Has DiedThe Health Department said a third location, the Opera House Hotel, has tested positive for the bacteria Legionella.
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