November 20, 2017

Legionella is widespread, deadly, but preventable

The Centers for Disease Control have collected data on Legionnaires’ disease from 21 jurisdictions in the United States (20 states and 1 large metropolitan area).  Access […]
November 20, 2017

Legionella: the Silent Passenger

More than 20% of Legionnaires’ disease cases reported to the Centers for Disease Control are associated with travel, which includes travel on cruise ships.  Contaminated hot […]
November 20, 2017

Street Cleaning – a new risk factor for Legionella?

This is the first study linking Legionnaires’ disease to street cleaning (Emerg. Infect. Dis. 2017. vol. 23) A street cleaning worker in Barcelona was diagnosed with […]