USA – Legionnaires’ disease cluster reported in Manhattan neighborhood

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The New York City Health Department are investigating a community cluster of 14 confirmed cases of Legionnaires’ disease in the Lower Washington Heights area of Manhattan

Health officials are investigating these cases and testing the water from all cooling tower systems in this section of Washington Heights.Ages of the individuals ranged from under 40 to over 80, but most were ages 50 and above. There have been no deaths associated with this cluster.

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