Legionnaires In Champaign-Urbana

Legionnaires In Champaign-Urbana

A number of people are sick with Legionnaire’s Disease in Champaign-Urbana. That’s the report from the Illinois Department of Health. Six people are confirmed to have the disease. Dr. Nirav Shah with IDPH says they have begun the investigation to determine where those people may have come into contact with the bacteria that causes it.

There are about 300 cases a year in Illinois of Legionnaires.