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Retirement Community Resident in D.C. Has Legionnaires’

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by Shomari Stone and Sophia Barnes

A resident of a Northwest D.C. retirement community has been diagnosed with Legionnaires’ disease, prompting concern that other residents could be at risk of contracting a dangerous, pneumonia-causing bacteria that can spread through a building’s plumbing.

Residents of three buildings in the Ingleside at Rock Creek senior community on Military Road were instructed to take precautions. The condition of the person diagnosed is unclear.

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