Legionnaires' disease

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Legionnaires' disease acute (sometimes fatal) lobar pneumonia caused by bacteria of a kind first recognized after an outbreak of the disease at an American Legion convention in Philadelphia in 1976; characterized by fever and muscle and chest pain and headache and chills and a dry cough
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Usage


In news:

Some suntanned, some steaming, passengers from the ill-fated cruise ship Horizon arrived in New York yesterday, their vacations scuttled by an outbreak of Legionnaires' disease.
The term legionellosis can refer separately, or collectively, to Pontiac Fever and Legionnaires' disease.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A fifth case of Legionnaire 's disease has been linked to the water supply at one of Pittsburgh's Veterans Affairs hospitals.
Legionnaire 's Disease Hits Another Hotel.
From Albany Times-Union: Follows Outbreak at Luxor Hotel in Las Vegas Six cases of Legionnaire 's disease have been linked to the Best Western Sovereign Hotel at 1228 Western Ave, Albany, NY, the state Department of Health said Thursday.
Search for answers in Legionnaire 's Disease Outbreak.
The latest on Legionnaire ’s disease.
Legionnaire 's Disease The Nation.
Special administrator for victim of Legionnaire's disease sues Marriott International.
Suit blames hotel for man's Legionnaires' disease death.
Suit blames hotel for death from Legionnaires' disease.
Legionnaires' Disease Discovered At Apt.
Legionnaires' disease has been confirmed at Seneca Towers.
(13-WHAM) Legionnaires' disease has been confirmed at Seneca Towers, a Rochester apartment building for senior citizens.
Source of Quebec City legionnaires' disease identified.
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