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Legionnaire's Disease


18 Sep 1978 Allan Blanchard, Washington, DC bureau chief of the Detroit News, dies from Legionnaire's disease. He is the only such death ever reported in the nation's capital.
10 Aug 1986 Legionnaire's outbreak last two and one half weeks in Sheboygan, WI. Twenty-nine infected, two fatalities.
29 Sep 1987 Henry Ford II (yes of the Henry Ford's), dies of Legionnaire's disease
29 Dec 1995 High levels of Legionella bacteria found in Britain's House of Commons.

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