Legionnaires Disease | Frequently Asked Questions
What is Legionnaires’ disease?
How common is Legionnaires disease?
How does a person get Legionnaires’ disease?
Are certain types of buildings more prone than others to have problems with Legionella?
Who is at risk of contracting Legionnaires disease?
What is the death rate of Legionnaires’ disease?
What are the long term side effects of Legionnaires disease?
After surviving Legionnaire’s disease, can I get it again if Legionella bacteria are still in my body?
Can Legionnaires’ disease be prevented?
How can I reduce my risk of getting Legionnaires’ disease?
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Still Have a Question about Legionnaires’ Disease?
1. Visit The Centers for Disease Control for more information.
2. Submit a question to Matt Freije, author of the book Protect Yourself from Legionnaires’ Disease: The waterborne illness that continues to kill and harm.