Legionnaires' Disease

Connor Roach

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These are symptoms for Legionnaires' Disease: headaches, muscle pain, chills, fever 104 or higher, gastrointestinal, cough, shortness of breath, chest pain and confusion. These symptoms can happen in two to ten days.


To prevent Legionnaires' Disease use meticulous cleaning and disinfecting water. Avoid smoking.

Organs that may affect this disease are your heart, brain and lungs.


Legionnaires' Disease is treated with antibiotics or it goes away by its own or by Hospitalization.

Transmitting is that it stays on the Earths surface easily for legionnaires if some body coughs.


Spreading happens mostly in big houses and it stays on surfaces like water and soil so that way it can spread.

A similar disease to Legionnaires' Disease is: Legionella.


Legionnaires' Disease is spread easily if touched.

This disease will usually clear in two to five days.


Canada and Pennsylvania are where Legionnaires' Disease is found.

The Headaches are severe for Legionnaires Disease and Legionella.



The infections to this disease can go to your heart and then you can die.

The worst symptoms are: Chest pain, coughs and fever because the chest is bad and is near the lungs, the coughs blood can come up and fever the temp. is high.


Blood and mucus can come up your mouth when you have Legionnaires'.

The best thing to do to this disease is just wait for five or so days.

Chest Pain

Chest pain is the worst for Legionnaires' because the disease is mostly in the lungs.


Some of the gastrointestinal for Legionnaires' are: nausea, vomiting and diarrhea.

Having nausea can give you a headache, Vomiting can be painful and diarrhea is bad.

Mental Problems

You can forget memories and be confused from Legionnaires' Disease.

You could forget all about your life and your memories as a kid.

Cited souces


Legionnaires' Disease." Mayo Clinic. Mayo Clinic, 02 Jan. 2014. Web. 01 Dec. 2014