TL;DR news on Legionnaires' disease at June 24, 2023
Although the disease is not contagious and is treatable if detected early, immunocompromised adults may still be at risk when exposed. His comments come as international health authorities investigate the atypical spread of monkeypox, a rare viral disease typically confined to remote parts of Central and West Africa. Officials said the two children were hospitalized with serious liver disease and have both recovered. Jim Justice said Wednesday he is bring treated for possible Lyme disease after becoming ill following two events he attended in the northern part of the state. When disease outbreaks happen in prisons, officials may not want a panic to erupt, particularly among family members of those incarcerated. And certainly state officials don't want to incur lawsuits about medical treatment for preventable diseases.