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Wed June 19, 2013
Legionnaire's Disease in the VA Hospital system
In a series of articles in the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, reporter Adam Smeltz has investigated on the prevalence of the Legionella bacteria, which causes Legionnaire's disease, in Pittsburgh's VA hospital in Oakland. His findings indicate that there may have been reason to fear an outbreak in the hospital prior to the one that occurred in 2011.