Legionnaires' disease

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Renowned environmental activist Erin Brockovich visited Albany Tuesday to join advocates in calling attention to the prevalence of Legionnaires’ Disease in New York.

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New York leads the nation in cases of Legionnaires' Disease. The disease, which can be spread through drinking water, is caused by bacteria and can be fatal.

Cuomo: State Teams Deploying In Legionnaires' Case

Aug 7, 2015
Office of New York Governor Andrew Cuomo

New York state officials plan to deploy teams to help test cooling towers amid a deadly outbreak of Legionnaires' disease.

A New York congressman is calling on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to provide assistance for preventing Legionnaires’ disease.

A New York Congressman is calling for an investigation into how a patient died from Legionnaires’ disease, a disease contracted at a veteran’s health care facility in the Hudson Valley.