New York faces a new epidemic. In the metropolis increases the number of victims from a rare infectious disease - legionellosis, famous among other things as Pittsburgh pneumonia or Pontiac fever.
According to official data, in recent years, from legionellosis killed 2 of the inhabitant of new York. Consequently, the total number of victims of the disease to this day has reached 12 people. The number of cases for today is calculated 113 Americans against 100 last month. This information to advertise the new York city mayor bill de Blasio. When previously he had said that the outbreak of this infectious disease has got to stop.
Now the mayor expressed the hope that the outbreak will regress, but to cope with the disease, as it proved to be no easy task. "We deal with a new reality that the city had not previously experienced and which has no experience of action," stated de Blasio.
At that moment the Governor of the state of new York Andrew Cuomo announced several other data - the numbers were higher than announced by the mayor of the city, which only added to the skepticism of the critics of new York city. Especially earlier Cuomo practically has criticized the actions of the municipality of new York in combating the spread of legionellosis. He even announced that the state government "will take matters into their own hands", and ordered the deployment in the Bronx Governor's inspection teams, TASS informs.
Legionellosis, more famous as "Legionnaires ' disease", cause different types of microorganisms, Legionella, provoking an inflammatory process at hit in respiratory ways. The infection can lead to death in weakness of the body and the neglect of the disease.
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