Wednesday, September 30, 2015

1 DEAD from Morris Park #Legionnaires Outbreak

1 DEAD from Morris Park #Legionnaires Outbreak


BRONX, NEW YORK (BRONX NEWS)- One person has died from the recent outbreak of Legionnaires Disease in Morris Park. 

NY 1 reports that one person has died from Legionnaires. 

So far 13 people have been diagnosed with Legionnaires from the current outbreak. 

No official word from city or Health Department.

In addition to Lehman High School, the following locations also tested positive for the disease: the Chase bank at 2725 East Tremont; Calvary Hospital at 1740 Eastchester Rd.; Lehman High School at 2964 East Tremont; Bronx State Psychiatric at 1500 Waters Pl.; Einstein College at 1199 Sacket Ave., 1845 Eastchester Rd., and 1301 Morris Park Ave.

Shock over the latest revelations is angering and upsetting residents who have not heard anything about the latest revelations.

Before the latest announcement about the sources, an emergency town hall meeting was called for Thursday.

This comes as three new cases of the disease have been diagnosed. The current number of cases has grown to 10.

In Morris Park, residents are on edge. The neighborhood has been decorated for the upcoming Bronx Columbus Day Parade yet all anyone is talking about is the outbreak. The local supermarket has a sign in its window stating that it does not have a cooling tower. This is a reference to the cooling towers in large buildings where the disease has been detected.

Health officials will be on hand to answer questions at Maestros Caterers on Thursday at 8 p.m.

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