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Legionnaires Disease

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Former VA Employee Says He Contracted Legionnaire’s

A former Pittsburgh VA employee says he’s also contracted Legionnaire’s disease.

02/12/2013

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CDC Releases Report On Pittsburgh VA Legionnaire’s Outbreak

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.

02/12/2013

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Legionella Not Just Found In Hospitals, Some Homes Infected

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.

02/11/2013

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VA Pittsburgh: Another Veteran Dies After Contracting Legionnaires’

The VA in Pittsburgh has announced the death of another veteran as a result of Legionnaires’ disease.

02/08/2013

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U.S. House Committee Holds Hearing On VA Legionnaires Outbreak

A Congressional committee is looking into the recent Legionnaires’ outbreak at several Pittsburgh-area VA hospitals.

02/05/2013

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Federal Officials Probing Pittsburgh VA Legionnaire’s Outbreak

Federal officials are now looking into the fatal Legionnaire’s Disease outbreak at the Pittsburgh VA.

02/04/2013

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Pittsburgh VA To Be Investigated After Legionnaire’s Outbreak

The Office of Inspector General will start its investigation Monday, the Department of Veteran’s Affairs said.

01/11/2013

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Casey Asks Top VA Official For Answers On Legionnaires Disease

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.

12/06/2012

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Investigation Into Legionnaire’s Disease At VA Hospital Widening

The investigation into Legionnaire’s disease at Pittsburgh’s VA Hospital is widening.

12/04/2012

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VA Hospital: Water System Is Clear

Officials say the water system at VA Pittsburgh’s University Drive campus is cleared of Legionella.

11/30/2012

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Sen. Casey Weighs In On Legionnaire’s Disease Issues At VA Hospital

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The ongoing problem of Legionnaire’s disease at the VA Hospital in Pittsburgh’s Oakland section has caught the attention of a U.S. Senator. Sen. Bob Casey says he wants answers after at least […]

11/29/2012

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Rain, Flooding Considered In Legionnaires Disease Cases

Three more cases of Legionnaires disease have been confirmed in Turtle Creek. The Allegheny County Health Department is keeping close tabs on the number of people getting sick.

09/15/2011

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3 More Cases Of Legionnaires Disease Confirmed In Turtle Creek

An outbreak of Legionnaires disease in Turtle Creek has the Allegheny County Health Department keeping tabs on the number of people getting sick and the locations involved.

09/15/2011

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8 Cases Of Legionnaires Disease Confirmed In Turtle Creek

More than a half-dozen cases of legionnaires disease have been reported at a local rehab facility.

09/14/2011

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