Oct
17
2013
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Lauderdale County Alabama

 

Alabama state health officials announced yesterday a new case of Legionnaires’ disease in Lauderdale County has been confirmed.  This brings the count up to 11 confirmed cases and eight pneumonia cases suspected as being part of the outbreak.   According to the Alabama Department of Public Health, there have been no fatalities, but two have been hospitalized.

The source of the outbreak is still unknown, but it seems that it is centered at a nursing home in northwest Alabama.

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