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Outbreak of Legionnaires’ Disease in the South Bronx Claims 10 Lives

Photo Credit: James Keivom/New York Daily News As of August 9th, 2015, an outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease in the South Bronx infected at least 100 people and claimed 10 lives, mostly among the elderly. The cause of the outbreak was traced to water-cooling towers infected with Legionnaires’ disease bacteria, or LSB. Several cooling towers tested […]