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Facts about Legionella and hot tubs/spas

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      Legionella (LEE-juh-nell-a) is a germ that can cause a type of pneumonia called Legionnaires’ disease. Each year, 8,000–18,000 people in the United States are hospitalized with Legionnaires’ disease. Legionnaires’ disease is usually treated successfully with antibiotics, but can sometimes be fatal. Certain groups of people are more likely to become seriously ill when infected with Legionella: • Individuals who are 50 years of age or older • Smokers • People with chronic lung disease • Individuals with weakened immune systems CS235438-E Publication date from document properties.
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