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Legionnaires' disease, a cause of pneumonia, has an incubation period ranging from two to ten days.
Most of the cases of legionnaires' disease that are notified to us are isolated cases, but outbreaks can occur.
For the individual diseases, those costs were: giardiasis, $16-$63 million; cryptosporidiosis, $37-$145 million; and Legionnaires' disease, $101-$321 million.
Legionnaires' disease is fatal in about 10-15 per cent of patients.
Legionnaires' disease is contracted by inhaling mist or aerosol from a water source contaminated by the bacteria Legionella pneumophila.
Legionnaires' disease has hit a new spa in the city of Hyuga.
They were spotted either in people with Legionnaires' disease or in the sources of Legionnaires' disease outbreaks, including a whirlpool bath and a hospital shower.
Disneyland in Anaheim, California, shut down two of its cooling towers Tuesday after Orange County health officials discovered cases of Legionnaires' disease in several people who had visited the theme park in the last two months.
Legionnaires' disease is on the rise, though many recent outbreaks may have been prevented with better water management, reported the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in June.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced statewide emergency regulations to stop the spread of Legionnaires' disease.
HEALTH officials investigating a case of Legionnaires' disease in a baby which was linked to a home birthing pool have found more contaminated pools.