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The Allegheny County Health Department officials have confirmed that Legionella bacteria have been found at the Sharpsburg Towers, a senior citizens’ high-rise building just outside Pittsburgh.  One woman has been hospitalized due to Legionnaires’ disease, but is said to be improving.

Management at Sharpsburg Towers was notified by the Allegheny County Health Department on Nov. 6 that the woman became ill, and the other residents were notified the following day.

Sharpsburg Towers houses approximately 100 residents, but no other cases of Legionnaires’ disease have been reported.

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