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Legionnaires' disease found in adjacent California prisons

3 monthes ago   |   By KCRA

Preliminary results found the bacteria in the water supply at a prison medical facility in Stockton and at two neighboring youth correctional facilities, Corrections Department spokeswoman Vicky Waters said.
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Legionnaires' disease found in adjacent California prisons

Legionnaires' disease found in adjacent California prisons

3 monthes ago   |   By National Post

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Legionnaires' disease bacteria that killed one inmate and sickened another is more widespread than expected in a California state prison, officials said Wednesday, citing new test results.
Preliminary results found the bacteria in the water supply at a prison medical facility in Stockton and at two neighbouring youth correctional facilities, Corrections Department spokeswoman Vicky Waters said.
Officials had thought it was isolated to one housing unit where the two inmates lived. They restricted water use throughout the medical facility and neighbouring juvenile...
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