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About That Disneyland Legionnaire's Outbreak ...
About That Disneyland Legionnaire's Outbreak ...

Newspaper headlines can be misleading. That’s putting it mildly. That’s the thought that came to mind upon reading of last month’s “outbreak” of Legionnaire’s Disease among people who had visited Disneyland. Television news reporting about the story also made it sound more ...

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