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posted: 11/14/2013 1:25 PM

Report: Two get Legionnaires' Disease at Naperville fitness club

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Daily Herald staff report

Two people contracted Legionnaires' disease from a hot tub at an LA Fitness in Naperville, according to a report by WBBM.

The Mayo Clinic website describes Legionnaires' Disease as a severe form of pneumonia cause by a bacterium known as legionella. Legionella is the same bacteria health authorities found in the hot tub at the fitness center on Freedom Drive.

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The hot tub has since been shut down and will undergo treatment, WBBM reported.

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