15 de out de 2015

13 OCT OHIO LEADS NATION IN SEPTEMBER LEGIONELLOSIS CASES

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC)’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)report for September (Weeks 36 through 39, August 31 through September 27) lists 285 cases of diagnosed Legionellosis being reported across the United States and New York City via the CDC’s National Notifiable Diseases Surveillance System (NNDSS).
Ohio leads the country with the most reported cases (54), followed by New York City (48), New York State (41), Florida (27), Pennsylvania (16), and Texas (13). These dates of diagnosis are not included in the MMWR report.
Additional small clusters and single cases occurred in Alabama (2), Arizona (4), Arkansas (1), California (1), Illinois (1), Indiana (1), Kentucky (3), Louisiana (1), Massachusetts (8), Maine (4), Maryland (9), Michigan (6), Minnesota (4), Nebraska (1), North Carolina (9), Oklahoma (3), Oregon (4), Rhode Island (6), South Carolina (3), Tennessee (6), Virginia (7), and Washington State (2).

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