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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