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Elevated levels of Legionella bacteria were recently discovered in water sources within the Texas Department of Criminal Justice Hospital. The hospital is affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston.

University officials note that measures aimed at preventing a potential outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease have already been undertaken and are ongoing.

More information on this story can be found at http://www.click2houston.com/news/legionnaires-disease-scare-at-galveston-prison-hospital/33883624.

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