CDC Report Finds Traces Of Legionella Bacteria At Quincy Home
(Quincy, IL) — There are still traces of the bacteria that causes Legionnaires’ disease at the Quincy veterans home. The CDC released its latest report yesterday that said inspectors found one sample of Legionella, in a pipe in a shower room. Illinois has been battling Legionnaires’ at the home since 2015 when an outbreak killed 11 people and sickened dozens. The CDC report says despite all of the time and money spent on trying to end the Legionnaires’ outbreaks, people are still getting sick at the Quincy home.
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