Legionnaires death toll up to 7 at IL veterans home

Published 09/01 2015 02:23PM

Updated 09/01 2015 02:23PM

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The Illinois Department of Veterans' Affairs and the Illinois Department of Public Health Tuesday the deaths of a total of seven residents at the Illinois Veterans' Home-Quincy.
 
The seven residents, all of whom had underlying medical conditions, were among the 39 individuals who had been diagnosed with Legionnaires' disease to date.
 
Test results are currently pending for other residents.
 

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