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Legionnaires’ Outbreak in Flint Linked to Low Chlorine Levels in Water
Ashley Yeager | Feb 6, 2018
New evidence supports the idea that a drop in concentrations of the disinfectant during the town’s water crisis caused several deaths and severe illness.
Legionnaires’ Disease Bacteria Found in Flint Residents’ Water
Aggie Mika | Jun 7, 2017
The data cannot confirm whether an outbreak of cases in recent years in Michigan was caused by contaminated drinking water.
Edward D. Marks and Steven Smith | May 1, 2016
Coating hospital surfaces, surgical equipment, patient implants, and water-delivery systems with nanoscale patterns and particles could curb the rise of hospital-acquired infections.
Staff | Apr 30, 2016
This research found that coating hospital surfaces with copper helped battle microbes and the infections they spread.
Jef Akst | Sep 2, 2015
Following an outbreak in New York City last month, Legionnaires’ disease pops up in Illinois and California.
Legionnaires’ Bacteria at GSK
Jef Akst | Aug 14, 2015
GlaxoSmithKline temporarily shuts down a manufacturing plant in North Carolina after
bacteria are detected in two external cooling towers.
Legionnaires’ Disease Kills Eight in NYC
Jef Akst | Aug 6, 2015
New York City reports its eighth victim of Legionnaires’ disease in the past month. Nearly 100 people have been hospitalized.
Pathogen Found in Wiper Fluid
Tracy Vence | May 19, 2014
Scientists isolate the bacterium that causes Legionnaires’ disease in windshield-washing liquid taken from school buses.
Edyta Zielinska | Feb 1, 2012
Editor's choice in drug development
Top 7 in Microbiology
Edyta Zielinska | Sep 26, 2011
A snapshot of the most highly ranked articles in microbiology and related areas, from Faculty of 1000