Legionnaires' Disease Risk Linked to Certain River Areas in Connecticut

 A mill complex on the Farmington River in Collinsville, Connecticut.  Source: Shutterstock.com

A mill complex on the Farmington River in Collinsville, Connecticut.

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"The number of Connecticut cases of Legionnaires’ disease has increased in recent years, and a new Yale University study indicates that people living near the Quinebaug and Naugatuck river watersheds have the highest risk of catching the illness." - Gregory B. Hladky | Hartford Courtant