Legionella has killed one inmate at a Stockton CA prison and was also found in two nearby juvenile corrections facilities.

Last month, one inmate at the California Health Care Facility in Stockton (CHCF) died of the legionnaires’ disease and a second inmate tested positive for the bacteria but is now in stable condition.

Corrections officials had thought the bacteria was isolated to one housing unit where the two inmates lived, but new testing this week found traces of it in the water supply at the site in addition to two neighboring youth correctional facilities.

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