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Legionnaires' Disease On the Rise in US For Last 10 Years

319 31.07.2015 Инфо

The outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease in the Bronx has killed two people and sickened 46 since July 10. Brynn Gingras reports. The number of reported cases of Legionnaires’ disease is on the rise in the United States and researchers say the increase could be partly a result of climate change. More than three times as many cases of legionellosis, of which Legionnaires’ disease is one form, were reported in 2009 than 2000 3,522 up from 1,110, according to a 2011 report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.