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Third Legionnaires' Disease Case At Mt. Carmel East Reported


Mount Carmel Health Systems says another case of Legionnaires’ disease in someone treated at Mount Carmel East hospital has been diagnosed. 

It's the third case the system has announed in the last week.  Water restrictions and testing at the hospital are underway. The source of the bacteria has yet to be identified. 16 people at Mount Carmel Grove City were diagnosed earlier this year, including one person who died. 

Jim has been with WCBE since 1996. Before that he worked as a reporter at another Columbus radio station, and for three newspapers in Southwest Florida.
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