ATLANTA — In this video, Kara Levinson, PhD, MPH, a Laboratory Leadership Service fellow at the CDC, discusses a large legionellosis outbreak that occurred in New Hampshire in August 2018, infecting 34 people and killing two.
“This was the first legionellosis outbreak we had in the state in more than 50 years,” Levinson said.
The outbreak was eventually linked to a hotel hot tub. Obtaining respiratory specimens was crucial during the investigation, Levinson said.
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