GUILDERLAND, NY (WRGB) – The Department of Health of Albany County states that two people living in the province have passed a positive test on Legionella and One of these people died
However, they argue that the exact cause of death is not confirmed.
Officials believe that previous samples of water from the subject found bacteria.
NYS DOH is responsible for overseeing auxiliary facilities. The representative says they are monitoring the situation and work with the leadership to ensure the safety of other residents who live here.
Officials say that water restrictions have been put into effect, including new filters for the shower and water in bottles for drinking.
The state confirms that from 2010 to 2012, when the building was Best Western, legionella was found in 19 people from
Legionella is transmitted by inhalation of small droplets of water containing bacteria
This does not apply Human to human, but this can be especially serious for the elderly
Advisor Leesa Perazzo says her 87-year-old father had a disease last summer.
"He had this cold, he simply could not move completely, and then he ended up with a fever, and he just continued to decrease, and it came to an instant when we needed to call for ambulance, because he broke up – she said.
Perazzo says that he was in the hospital for 6 days and then recovered 6 weeks.
his own weight was very intense
Officials believe that the final results from water samples should be ready within a week .
The Times Union was originally reported on cases of Legionnaires Illness in Olba and.