3rd Legionnaires Disease case reported

June 13, 2008 8:09:53 PM PDT
A third case of Legionnaires ' Disease is being investigated in the northwest suburbs.As with the other cases, it's being linked to a hotel in McHenry County.

State health officials confirm that water samples taken from the Hampton Inn's pool and spa there tested positive for the legionnella bacteria.

At least one of those diagnosed with the disease is still being treated in a hospital.

Three more suspected cases have been reported to the McHenry County Department of Health.


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