Record number of Legionnaires’ cases in 2018: Fighting problem an expensive undertaking

Record number of Legionnaires’ cases in 2018: Fighting problem an expensive undertaking

Source: Daily Southtown (Chicago, IL), November 24, 2019
Posted on: https://www.advisen.com/

Cases of Legionnaires’ disease reached a record high in 2018 – a more than eightfold increase since the numbers began to climb nearly two decades ago.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently reported 9,933 cases in 2018 of Legionellosis, which includes both Legionnaires’ disease and Pontiac fever. Legionnaires’ disease made up the vast majority of cases, according to the CDC. Read more.

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