Beach hotel pushes back on CDC in Legionnaires' testing

'Cluster' of cases of Legionnaires' disease confirmed in Surrey

'Cluster' of cases of Legionnaires' disease confirmed in Surrey

Most people sickened by the illness in Hampton are believed to have been infected while on Ashworth Avenue between Island Path and M Street, a tourist spot near the ocean, the state said.

Legionnaire disease has been causing quite havoc in New Hampshire's Hampton, and a fifth case of the outbreak was reported on Monday. "The Department of Health will evaluate the building's plumbing to look for evidence of legionella bacteria in the building's water system".

Sands Resort at center of Legionnaires' disease outbreak.

NH DHHS Commissioner Jeffrey A. Meyers issued the order after initial tests conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention detected the presence of the Legionella bacteria from multiple sources within the Sands Resort water system, including, but not limited to the hot tub spa. All 14 likely acquired Legionella at the end of July or beginning of August in a localized area of Hampton.

Legionnaire's disease is acquired from breathing in small drops of water that contain the bacteria.

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Another disease which has made its presence felt for quite some time in the United States is the one caused due to West Nile virus, which has resulted in around a dozen communities in Boston-area being listed as high-risk, after a fourth-case of the virus was discovered.

Health officials said the two cases in the Bronx are "not considered an outbreak or related ted to cooling towers". The symptoms are similar to general pneumonia, which includes cough, fever, headaches, muscle ache, and shortness of breath. However, individuals who are at a higher risk of the disease should continue to take steps to protect their health, which includes postponing a visit to the area if they are concerned about their health. Symptoms will usually begin within 2 to 10 days after exposure to the bacteria.

Legionnaires' disease can not be spread from person to person.

Resident can still use and drink their water, but those with a higher risk of getting the disease are advised to take extra steps.

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