Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, February 17th, 1997
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said 22 people who were hospitalized with Legionnaires disease in October 1996 had stood near the contaminated whirlpool spa, without ever getting in the water. Two of the patients died.
"There have been whirlpool spa outbreaks, but never have we observed an outbreak where all of the people exposed were outside of the spa itself. They weren't...
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