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Legionnaires' disease hits Hopkins area with five confirmed cases


Five confirmed cases of Legionnaires’ disease have been reported among people who live or work in the Hopkins area, the Minnesota Department of Health said Friday.

The agency said it is investigating to find the source of the outbreak along with Hennepin County health officials.

The five people became ill between Aug. 4 and Sept. 1, the agency said. Three are currently hospitalized, and two others were hospitalized and have recovered. The patients are all over age 50.


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