Central Harlem Victim Hires Legionnaires Lawyer at Legionnaires.com

Legionnaires disease Lawyer Jory Lange and prominent Manhattan attorney Scott Harford have been retained in the Central Harlem Legionnaires Outbreak. At least 18 people have gotten Legionnaires disease in this outbreak, all of whom were hospitalised. The health department has linked NYC Health + Hospitals/Harlem’s cooling tower to the outbreak. “Legionnaires lawsuits are likely to follow,” Jory Lange confirmed. Complaints will allege that victims developed Legionnaires’ disease after breathing water …

Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreak Hits New York

Health officials say they are trying to track down the source of 10 reported cases of Legionnaires’ disease within a one-mile radius in a Long Island, N.Y., neighbourhood. The patients range in age from 35 to 96. As of Saturday, one had died, two remained hospitalised and seven had been released from the hospital, CBS News reported. Legionnaires is a rare …

Water off at Ottawa Hospital General campus after legionellosis diagnosis

OTTAWA — The water in some units at the Ottawa Hospital General campus has been turned off after a patient was diagnosed with legionellosis. The water system is undergoing hyperchlorination. “We are working with care teams to ensure alternative water sources are available during this time, to minimize the impact on patient care,” the statement said. Legionellosis is any disease …

Melbourne grandfather dies of ­Legionnaires’ disease after potting mix exposure

A Melbourne grandfather has died of ­Legionnaires’ disease days after opening a bag of potting mix for his wife. Giuseppe ‘Beppi’ Trentin, 79, died in hospital last Wednesday – a month shy of his 80th birthday – after he was exposed to legionella bacteria at the couple’s Preston home. His son Renato Trentin told 7NEWS that his mum had been repotting a tomato plant …

Experts reveal the dangers lurking in your hot tub

After so many months of travel restrictions and not being able to go on that wonderful holiday abroad, many people have instead decided to treat themselves to a hot tub. After all, if we can’t go on holiday, let the holiday come to us. In fact, the demand for log cabins with hot tubs has increased by more than 120% …

Investigation Into Harlem Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreak Closed

Harlem Hospital has been identified as a source of the outbreak, the city said. A total of 18 people were hospitalised from the disease. HARLEM, NY — An investigation into the outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease that emerged in Harlem last month is now over, according to the NYC Department of Health. No new cases of Legionnaires’ disease have been identified …

Denmark has one of highest rates of Legionnaires’ disease in the EU

According to the State Serum Institute (SSI), 39 people died from the illness last year – the highest figure in recent times. According to the State Serum Institute (SSI), Denmark has one of the highest rates of Legionnaires’ disease in the EU. The figures showed that there were 278 cases of the severe lung infection illness Denmark last year – lower …

N.J. town reports 5 more cases of Legionnaires’ disease, 1 death

Five additional people have contracted Legionnaires’ disease in Hamilton and another person has died, following a cluster of cases first detected a year ago in the Mercer County town. The total number of cases stretching back to August 2020 is now nine, with three deaths, and they remain under investigation by the state Department of Health, the town and state reported Tuesday …

BBC presenter David Garmston ended up in intensive care after catching legionnaires’ diease on holiday

BBC presenter David Garmston has spoken of his battle with legionnaires’ disease – which he caught while on holiday in Majorca. The BBC Points West presenter spent a week in intensive care after picking up the disease. Speaking about his ordeal with the Bristol Live, the presenter said he’d felt fine while holidaying on the Spanish island in August but started to feel unwell when he came …

Legionnaires’ disease explained after deadly bacteria is found at Scots hospital

Monklands Hospital chiefs say that legionella was discovered in the water supply of two wards and a unit. An article by Daniel Morrow for the Daily Record reports. The bacteria that causes Legionnaires’ disease has been discovered in the water supply of a Scottish hospital. Legionella was detected in an endoscopy and renal (kidney) ward at Monklands Hospital in Airdrie. It was also found at …