Tag Archives: Legionnaires’

Deadly Legionnaires’ outbreak at Atlanta hotel is the largest on record in Georgia

On Monday, Atlanta-based attorneys filed the first lawsuit against the hotel, seeking compensation on behalf of a man who visited the property during the outbreak. In an email to CNN, Stewart Trial Attorneys said it and the Wetherington Firm represent more than 40 people who stayed at or visited the hotel during the outbreak. One… Read More »

Legionnaires’ disease bacteria found in a water district in Maine

Maine residents warned the tap water may smell and taste like CHLORINE this week as officials scramble to wipe Legionnaires’ bacteria from the water supply The Maine Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found the bacteria in two separate locations during testing at the Orono-Veazie Water District Legionnaires’ is a severe form of pneumonia caused… Read More »