Legionnaires’ Disease is On the Rise

According to the CDC, cases of Legionnaires’ Disease have quadrupled in the past 16 years and most can be attributed to preventable errors in water management. The disease can spread through water from showers, hot tubs, air conditioning cooling towers and decorative fountains. Lenox Hill Hospital Internist Dr. Keri Peterson discusses why the rapid rise in the number of cases is alarming.

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