PRO/EDR> Legionellosis – USA (28): (TX) fatal, state fair, hot tub

Legionnaires’ — United States
Authorities say a hot tub display at an East Texas state fair in September [2019] is the likely source of contamination which led to a legionnaires’ disease outbreak that killed one person and sickened 7 others. Officials in Tyler have closed the convention center where the state fair took place. The Tyler Morning Telegraph reports officials plan to remediate the convention center’s plumbing system.
This is the 2nd outbreak linked to a state fair in the USA this year [2019]. Officials in