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LA Fitness in Naperville. (Credit: CBS)

2 Cases Of Legionnaires’ Disease Traced To Hot Tub At Naperville LA Fitness

Two people have contracted Legionnaires Disease in west suburban Naperville. WBBM’s Bob Roberts reports that public health officials are trying to assure it doesn’t spread.

11/13/2013

Kent Carson, 55, is fitted for prosthetic legs, after he lost both legs and one arm to an infection during treatment for Legionnaire's Disease. He will also get a prosthetic arm at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago. (Credit: Steve Miller, WBBM)

Legionnaire’s Survivor Gets Prosthetics To Replace Lost Legs, Arm

He thought he simply had a high fever, but a Round Lake Beach man actually had Legionnaire’s Disease, a deadly form of pneumonia that nearly killed him.

12/04/2012

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Legionnaires Bacteria Found In Batavia Schools

A health scare for parents and students in the far west suburbs: Tests turned up the bacteria that causes legionnaires’ disease at three separate schools.

10/05/2012

JW Marriott Chicago hotel at 151 W. Adams St. (Credit: CBS)

3rd Death Linked To Legionnaires’ Outbreak At Chicago Hotel

City health officials say a third person has died from an outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease at a Chicago hotel, and they think they know the primary source of the bacteria.

08/31/2012

JW Marriott Chicago hotel at 151 W. Adams St. (Credit: CBS)

2 Deaths Linked To Legionnaires’ Outbreak At Downtown Hotel

Two guests who contracted Legionnaires’ disease at the downtown JW Marriott are dead, and the outbreak is worse than first reported, city health officials said Monday.

08/27/2012

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Legionnaires’ Disease Tracked To JW Marriott Downtown

Three people who stayed at a downtown hotel in the past month have contracted Legionnaires’ Disease.

08/21/2012