San Quentin Prison Says 95 Inmates Under Observation After Six Diagnosed With Legionnaires’ Disease
On Wednesday, California corrections department officials said about 95 San Quentin inmates have shown symptoms of Legionnaires' disease, and six have tested positive for the illness. Officials said X-rays show 50 inmates are sick with some form of pneumonia. Showers and drinking water have been shut off since the first prisoner was diagnosed with the illness last week.
- "95 San Quentin Inmates With Legionnaires' Disease Symptoms" (AP/Washington Times, 9/2).
- "Legionnaires' Outbreak Grows, Keeping San Quentin Locked Down" (St. John, "PolitiCal," Los Angeles Times, 9/2).