Legionnaire's outbreak linked to hot tubs kills one, sickens dozens in North Carolina
An outbreak of Legionnaire's disease that has killed one person and sickened dozens of others in North Carolina may have spread from contaminated hot tubs at a state fair last month, authorities said.
A third person has died from an outbreak of Legionnaires' disease in North Carolina, state health officials said.
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More than 100 people in North Carolina were sickened with Legionnaires ’ disease and Pontiac fever last month. One person died.
A deadly outbreak of Legionnaires' disease in North Carolina may stem from hot tubs that were on display inside an event center last month during a state fair, state health officials said Thursday.
FRIDAY, Oct. 4, 2019 -- An outbreak of Legionnaires'disease that has sickened 116 and killed one at the state fair may have started at a hot tub display, the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services reported Wednesday. Also, eight...
An outbreak of Legionnaires' disease linked to the North Carolina Mountain State Fair last month has sickened 109 people and left one dead, health officials say.
Health officials have not found cause of the outbreak
Confirmed cases of Legionnaires disease linked to a North Carolina state fair now stand at 79, including 55 people hospitalized and one death.
TUESDAY, Oct. 1, 2019 -- The number of confirmed cases of Legionnaires'disease linked to a North Carolina state fair now stands at 79, including 55 people hospitalized and one death. Health officials have not found the cause of the outbreak. Many...
Health authorities are looking at airborne droplets from water rides as a possible source of the outbreak