Please stay updated about the current deadly outbreak of Legionnaire’s disease in the South Bronx, the nation’s poorest urban county, and the public health realities in our borough.
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For details of the crisis, and health and income disparities underlying the Legionnaire’s disease outbreak, go HERE.
For local coverage and details from Bronx blogger Ed Garcia Conde, go HERE, including essential information compiled by Mr. Conde on the spread of Legionnaire’s disease via drinking water, from the CDC, the EPA, the NY Times and more, HERE.
For the NYC Department of Health fact sheet on Legionnaire’s disease, go HERE.