Health Advisory: Missouri adds legionellosis to list of infectious diseases that require reporting within 24 hours

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DHSS enhances legionellosis protections

St Louis, MO (STL.News) – The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) has investigated over 100 cases of Legionnaires’ disease, a serious lung infection, across Missouri so far this year; five of those who have contracted the disease are reported to have died.  Although most people exposed do not develop illness, approximately 10-25 percent of Legionnaires’ disease cases are fatal.  Reports of Legionnaires’ disease are increasing in Missouri and nationally. 

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