Two internal reviews regarding the spread of Legionnaires’ Disease at Pittsburgh’s VA facilities shows employees and staff may have been responsible for the deadly outbreak.
One person was sickened by Legionella found in the water of a senior high rise building in Sharpsburg.
An E. coli outbreak linked to a restaurant in Oakland sickened five people this month. Today, the restaurant reopened and the Health Department has not nailed down the source of the E. coli.
The Allegheny County Health Department is investigating after five people were diagnosed with E. coli infections after eating at a restaurant in Oakland this month.
A 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.
Republican U.S. Rep. Tim Murphy wants Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shineski to rescind more than $100,000 in bonuses given to VA leaders in the wake of a Legionnaire’s disease outbreak at Pittsburgh’s Veterans Affairs hospitals.
Health officials in two states have zeroed in on what’s making hundreds of people sick with a stomach bug. But investigators still don’t know what’s triggering cases in 13 other states.
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.
New legislation is being proposed in response to a Legionnaires’ outbreak at the VA Healthcare System in Pittsburgh that killed five patients.
The Office of Inspector General will start its investigation Monday, the Department of Veteran’s Affairs said.
Officials say the water system at VA Pittsburgh’s University Drive campus is cleared of Legionella.
KDKA Radio’s Bill Rehkopf talks with Dr. Steven Ostroff from the Pennsylvania Department of Health about the outbreak of fungal meningitis.
Pittsburgh Montessori PreK-8 is closed today while cleaning crews work to disinfect the building after a likely outbreak of norovirus. Officials say a high volume of both staff and students have become ill.
Federal officials say one person has died and dozens of people have gotten sick from salmonella poisoning that appears to be linked to ground turkey.
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