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Health officials will release their final report on the investigation into an outbreak of Legionnaire’s disease in people who attended a state fair last year in western North Carolina.
Authorities say a hot tub display at an East Texas state fair in September is the likely source of contamination which led to a Legionnaires’ disease outbreak that’s killed one person and sickened seven others.
North Carolina health officials say a third person has died from an outbreak of Legionnaires' disease linked to a hot tub display at a fair.
North Carolina health officials have confirmed a second death from Legionnaires' disease linked to a hot tub display at a fair.
North Carolina health officials say hot tub displays inside a building at a fair are likely to blame for an outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease last month.
A North Carolina fair is banning the use of hand-held mist fans to guard against an outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease like the one that happened at another fair last month.
Health officials in North Carolina say 116 people have been diagnosed with Legionnaire’s disease since an outbreak was reported in September.
Drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline plans to resume operations at a North Carolina plant that closed after discovery of bacteria that cause Legionnaires' disease, a potentially fatal form of pneumonia.