Health officials investigate Florida gym after 3 contract Legionnaires'
State health officials are investigating a possible link between L.A. Fitness in Ocoee, Fla., and an outbreak of Legionnaires' disease, according to a report from WFTV.
Legionnaires' is a type of virulent pneumonia caused by Legionella bacteria. It is not spread via person-to-person contact or by drinking water, but can be transmitted via inhaling mist from infected water sources.
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While three of the gym's members have been diagnosed with the illness, the Florida Department of Health has not officially linked the infections to the facility, according to the report.
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