Sen. Bob Casey says the findings of a federal investigation into an outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease in the Pittsburgh VA are an important step toward preventing future occurrences.
When a female resident at York Commons was diagnosed last month with pneumonia caused by legionella bacteria, county officials tested a water sample from the a senior citizens’ high-rise in Lawrenceville. The results forced them into action.
New legislation is being proposed in response to a Legionnaires’ outbreak at the VA Healthcare System in Pittsburgh that killed five patients.
The latest family to wonder what the VA knew and when they knew it is the family of 74-year-old Clark Compston.
U.S. Attorney David Hickton says he intends to conduct his own investigation of the Legionnaire’s disease outbreak at local veterans hospitals.
Sen. Bob Casey is calling for federal officials to release a report on the Legionnaires’ disease outbreak at the VA Hospital in Pittsburgh.
A former Pittsburgh VA employee says he’s also contracted Legionnaire’s disease.
As the investigation moves forward into the outbreak of Legionnaire’s disease at Pittsburgh Veteran’s Hospital facilities, more and more emphasis will be placed on a 56-page assessment from the Centers for Disease Control.
Federal officials now say five people may have died from Legionnaires’ disease at Pittsburgh VA hospitals, but it’s not just hospitals where people are at risk of the legionella bacteria.
The VA in Pittsburgh has announced the death of another veteran as a result of Legionnaires’ disease.
A Congressional committee is looking into the recent Legionnaires’ outbreak at several Pittsburgh-area VA hospitals.
Federal officials are now looking into the fatal Legionnaire’s Disease outbreak at the Pittsburgh VA.
The Office of Inspector General will start its investigation Monday, the Department of Veteran’s Affairs said.
The U.S. Secretary of Veterans Affairs has assured Sen. Bob Casey that he’s on top of the outbreak of Legionnaires Disease at the VA hospitals in Pittsburgh.
The investigation into Legionnaire’s disease at Pittsburgh’s VA Hospital is widening.