Wednesday, July 17, 2013

7-18-13 legionnaires disease sickens 18 in milwaukee county

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Health officials are investigating an outbreak of Legionnaires' disease that has sickened 18 people in Milwaukee County. Fourteen of the cases involve adults in Milwaukee with underlying health conditions. No deaths have been reported. But a Milwaukee Health Department official tells the Journal Sentinel about a fourth of those infected remain hospitalized.

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