Mar
20
2014
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Vietnam veteran, Edward Stockley, has filed the latest lawsuit against the Pittsburgh Veterans Affairs Medical Center over the Legionnaires’ disease outbreak that began back in 2011.

According to the suit filed Monday, he contracted the potentially fatal form of pneumonia after using the VA facility’s water fountains to take his medication.

The suit also said that “[r]ather than reporting the presence of Legionella to the appropriate health officials, the officials at the VA Pittsburgh and VA University Drive Hospital attempted to control the outbreak on their own.”

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