Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, March 11th, 1996
Dr. Daniel Jernigan and colleagues at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta, Georgia, found 32 cases of confirmed Legionnaire's among people taking nine different cruises from April to July 1994. They found another 16 probable cases.
Patients were more likely to have used the whirlpools or spas on board ship. Legionnaire's, a type of pneumonia, was first recognized in 1976 among a group of American Legion members vacationing in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
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