Legionellosis (Legionnaire’s Disease): Understanding the Bacterial Menace

Legionellosis, commonly known as Legionnaire’s disease, is a potentially severe form of pneumonia caused by the bacterium Legionella. This disease was named after the first recognized outbreak that occurred at an American Legion convention in Philadelphia in 1976, where 34 people died and 221 were hospitalized due to a mysterious illness. Since then, Legionellosis has … Read more