Hot Tub Displays at State Fair Eyed as Link to Legionnaires ’ Disease Outbreak

More than 100 people in North Carolina were sickened with Legionnaires ’ disease and Pontiac fever last month. One person died.
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North Carolina health officials say four people have died from Legionnaires' disease. Officials have confirmed 141 cases involving residents from counties and multiple states. They say that most patients attended the NC Mountain State Fair in Fletcher. CBS affiliate WSPA-TV reports.
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Officials say those who were diagnosed with the disease may have walked by the hot tub displays at the the NC Mountain State Fair
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Another person has died from an outbreak of Legionnaires' disease in North Carolina, bringing the death toll to four.
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A third person has died from an outbreak of Legionnaires' disease in North Carolina, state health officials said.
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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.
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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...
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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.
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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.
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Health officials have not found cause of the outbreak
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