Legionella Research Can Afford No Shortcuts

Legionella has an old-fashioned ring to it, but this bacterium is causing pneumonia outbreaks (Legionnaires’ Disease and Pontiac Fever) in modern, urban areas like Brooklyn and Chicago. Spread by infected water vapor carried by cooling towers and HVAC systems, these Legionella outbreaks hit vulnerable populations — largely children and senior citizens — the hardest, sometimes leading to death. … Continue reading “Legionella Research Can Afford No Shortcuts”