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Legionnaires' Disease Case Reported In Transylvania –Transylvania County, NC

 

September 26, 2019



Health department officials confirmed Wednesday morning one case of Legionnaires’ disease in Transylvania County in an outbreak that is being reported among those who attended the N.C. Mountain State Fair from Sept. 6 -15.

“We believe there are probably other cases of this in the community that just haven’t been reported yet,” said Transylvania Public Health Educator Tara Rybka. “We’re working with the state. We’re working with Transylvania Regional Hospital to look at records to see how this might be.”

The Transylvania, Buncombe and Henderson health departments, in conju...



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