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Legionnaires’ Outbreak Linked to Death in Alabama

A death has now been linked to the Legionnaires’ disease outbreak that was reported in northwest Alabama earlier this month, according to AP. The outbreak was determined to have originated at a Florence, Alabama nursing home, Glenwood Healthcare. Legionnaires’ disease is a bacterial infection that can cause deadly pneumonia. During infection, the bacterium invades macrophages and lung epithelial cells and …

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