New York City officials say 10 people have died in the outbreak of Legionnaires’ Disease centered in the South Bronx, and a total of 100 cases have been diagnosed.
The disease is caused by breathing in mist contaminated by a certain bacteria.
Officials say the outbreak has been traced to cooling towers. Five towers in the South Bronx tested positive for legionella bacteria and have since been decontaminated.
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