CDC epidemiologist says certain conditions put some at risk with legionella bacteria

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — Dr. Preeta Kutty spoke with WIAT 42 News’ Sherri Jackson about the legionella bacteria, which was recently found in nine patients at UAB Hospital.

Kutty says people with certain conditions, the elderly and smokers are at risk for the bacteria when exposed to it.

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