Latest Legionnaires' disease News

Correction: Flint Water story

Apr. 30, 2019 11:33 AM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — In a story April 29 about the firing of a special prosecutor in the Flint water investigation, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel in February said Todd Flood has "institutional knowledge" and "worked diligently." The remarks were made by...

Legionnaires' disease found in adjacent California prisons

Apr. 17, 2019 9:27 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Legionnaires' disease bacteria that killed one inmate and sickened another is more widespread than expected in a California state prison, officials said Wednesday, citing new test results. Preliminary results found the bacteria in the water supply at a prison medical facility in...

Audit: Slow Legionnaires' response at Illinois veterans home

Mar. 25, 2019 7:31 PM EDT

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A state audit released Monday contradicted former Gov. Bruce Rauner's claim that his administration had done everything federal experts recommended to remedy a deadly 2015 Legionnaires' disease crisis at an Illinois veterans' home. Auditor General Frank Mautino reported that the...