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Rehab center resident dies after developing Legionnaires' disease

Rehab center resident dies after developing Legionnaires' disease

A resident of a Gold Coast rehab center has died after being infected with Legionella and testing positive for Legionnaires' disease, according to the Chicago Department of Public Health. The department released a statement overnight saying it "has confirmed a fatal case of Legionella in a Chicago individual who was a resident of Warren Barr in the Gold Coast." The statement did not give the age or gender of the person or any other circumstances of the death. The department said it didn't know how the person was infected. Warren Barr is a rehab facility on Oak Street between State and Clark streets in the Gold Coast. No one from the facility was available to...

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