Legionnaires' cases investigated in Columbus

posted by Ken Stevens -

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WTVN) -- An investigation is underway into the source of Legionnaires' Disease cases in Columbus. 

The Veterans Affairs office says two veterans have been treated for the respiratory illness and three other people have similar symptoms.

The VA is shutting down all water fountains at its outpatient clinic as it tests for Legionella bacteria while Columbus Public Health looks for possible links.

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