Atlanta Hotel Suffers Record-Breaking Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreak

The Georgia Department of Public Health announced on Monday that the Sheraton Atlanta hosted “the largest recorded Legionella outbreak in Georgia.”

Georgia health department Director of Communications Nancy Nydam confirmed that at least one person has died as a result of the outbreak.

The hotel has voluntarily closed “until the source of the Legionella is located and remediation is complete,” the department said in a statement.

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