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1 Oct 2019, 11:55 am by Scott M. Anderson
I remember when Legionnaires’ disease first hit the news in 1976 when a large group of American Legion members staying in a hotel in Philadelphia contracted a mysterious disease. [read post]
22 Dec 2017, 3:57 am by Simmons Hanly Conroy
Veterans’ Service Organizations (VSOs), such as the American Legion or Veterans of Foreign Wars, accept donations year-round for holiday activities. [read post]
13 Jul 2018, 9:32 am by Candess Zona-Mendola
  They named the bacterium Legionella in honor of those at the American Legion convention. [read post]
22 Sep 2018, 6:12 am by Candess Zona-Mendola
In 1976, an outbreak of this sometimes-deadly disease occurred in Philadelphia among a large group of American Legion members who were attending a state convention. [read post]
17 Jan 2019, 3:53 am by Edith Roberts
In an op-ed at Townhall, Stephanie Taub weighs in on The American Legion v. [read post]
2 Sep 2018, 2:20 pm by Berry Law Firm
Dedicated to George Frederick Westrip With their donation, the Kujac’s wished to commemorate the service of George Frederick Westrip, Private, Company C, 25th Michigan Infantry Regiment, whose civil war service epitomizes the common suffering and extreme sacrifice endured by legions of average Americans who have served in the armed forces of the United States. [read post]
2 Sep 2018, 2:20 pm by Berry Law Firm
Dedicated to George Frederick Westrip With their donation, the Kujac’s wished to commemorate the service of George Frederick Westrip, Private, Company C, 25th Michigan Infantry Regiment, whose civil war service epitomizes the common suffering and extreme sacrifice endured by legions of average Americans who have served in the armed forces of the United States. [read post]
12 Sep 2016, 6:01 am by Paul J. McAndrew, Jr.
It was named after a 1976 outbreak in Philadelphia during an American Legion convention that killed more than 30 people and sickened almost 200 more. [read post]
4 Nov 2018, 6:06 am by Candess Zona-Mendola
While the name evokes images of rank upon rank of Roman soldiers in sandals and red plumed helmets, the bacteria gets its name not from overwhelming numbers and organization, but from the event where the CDC discovered it: an American Legion convention in 1976, after which 200 people were hospitalized and 34 died. [read post]
5 Nov 2018, 6:23 am by Candess Zona-Mendola
But the bacteria gets its name not from overwhelming numbers and organization, or from a tragedy on Caesar’s conquests, but from the event where the CDC discovered it: an American Legion convention in 1976, after which 200 people, mostly men, were hospitalized and within a week 34 died. [read post]
26 Oct 2018, 6:13 am by Candess Zona-Mendola
The Famous Legionnaires’ Outbreak of 1976 In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on July 4, 1976, six hundred participants were attending the US Bicentennial Celebration of the American Legion. [read post]
15 Apr 2019, 9:42 am by Candess Zona-Mendola
After 6 months of a mysterious outbreak in 1976 at an American Legion convention in Philadelphia that sickened 180 and claimed lives of 29 people, legionella bacteria was identified. [read post]
30 Aug 2018, 7:23 pm by Candess Zona-Mendola
The disease was discovered in the year 1976 after a massive outbreak occurred at a Pennsylvania convention of the American Legion – hence, the name. [read post]
4 Dec 2018, 5:47 am by Candess Zona-Mendola
The Famous Legionnaires’ Outbreak of 1976 In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on July 4, 1976, six hundred participants were attending the US Bicentennial Celebration of the American Legion. [read post]
9 Oct 2019, 1:42 pm by Cristen Philbrook
Legionella was discovered after an outbreak in 1976 among people who went to a Philadelphia convention of the American Legion. [read post]
15 Nov 2019, 2:24 pm by Candess Zona-Mendola
During that outbreak, many people who went to an American Legion convention got sick with pneumonia (lung infection). [read post]
22 Jun 2010, 12:41 pm by Erin Miller
Opinion below (2d Circuit) Petition for certiorari Brief in opposition Amicus brief of the American Legion Title/Docket: Philip Morris USA v. [read post]
9 Feb 2019, 8:09 am by Candess Zona-Mendola
In fact, Legionnaires’ disease didn’t have a name and hadn’t been documented before 1976, when 200 people walked out of an American Legion convention and were subsequently hospitalized with pneumonia like symptoms. [read post]