Investigation examines Legionella precautions at 150 VA hospitals

03/19/2013 | Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is examining more than 150 VA hospitals' compliance with its inspector general's 2007 report aimed at preventing Legionnaires' disease. The nationwide investigation began in December after Pennsylvania lawmakers raised concerns in light of five deaths at the VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System that have been linked to Legionella.

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