Congress Opens Another VA Hearing About Legionnaire's DiseaseA Congressional committee is holding a second hearing on a Legionnaire's disease outbreak at Pittsburgh's Veterans Affairs hospitals that killed at least five patients and sickened 21 since 2011.
Casey Calls On CDC To Review All Local Legionnaires' Cases A sixth death from legionella bacteria -- possibly linked to the Veterans Administration Hospital in Pittsburgh -- has prompted U.S. Sen. Bob Casey to call on the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) to re-examine all cases of legionnaire's disease in the Pittsburgh area.