Death toll is on the rise to 10 of New York’s Legionnaires disease outbreak

August 8, 2015 2:31 PM

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The situation gets worse as legionnaires’ disease spreads in New York City. Total of 86 infections has already led to 10 deaths as per a recent announcement by Mayor Bill de Blasio.

64 people have already been hospitalized because of this illness which is a type of pneumonia which was first noticed in the Bronx on the 10th of July, one of the most poverty-stricken areas of the city.

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