Legionnaires' disease bacteria found in 3 Batavia schools

October 4, 2012 7:19:45 PM PDT
The bacteria that causes Legionnaires' disease has been found in three schools in far west suburban Batavia

They are the Alice Gustafson and Hoover-Wood Elementary Schools and Batavia High School.

No illnesses have been reported.

Legionnaires' disease is a severe form of pneumonia. It killed three people at a Loop hotel last summer.

The affected areas of the schools have been closed. The school district reports that health officials say there's a very low possibility of getting the disease.

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