One dead in Bronx LD outbreak
USA: One person has died in the legionnaires’ disease outbreak in the Bronx, with the number infected rising to 19, according to the latest NYC health department report.
Four cooling towers have tested positive for the presence of legionella pneumophila and were immediately ordered to be disinfected.
The community cluster of legionnaires’ disease was first reported in the Highbridge neighbourhood and bordering communities on May 3.
Legionnaires’ disease outbreak in New York – 22 May 2022
USA: The New York City Health Department is investigating a cluster of legionnaires’ disease cases in the Highbridge neighbourhood in the Bronx. Read more…