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7 Dead, Scores Sick in NYC Legionnaires' Disease Outbreak

New York's largest recorded outbreak of Legionnaires' disease has killed seven people and infected 86 others as the city moved Tuesday to draw up new legislation to halt future outbreaks. It is the largest appearance of the disease in New York City that health officials are aware of, said Health Commissioner Mary Bassett, speaking alongside Mayor Bill de Blasio and other top officials. Sixty-four people have been hospitalized with the illness, a form of pneumonia that broke out...

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