1 dead in Legionnaire's disease outbreak in Morris Park

THE BRONX - One person has died following an outbreak of Legionnaire's disease in Morris Park.

Officials say 13 people in the Morris Park neighborhood have recently tested positive for the disease.

The first case was reported on Sept. 21.

Of those who tested positive, 11 individuals are hospitalized and one person has been released from the hospital.

Authorities say all of the patients diagnosed with Legionnaire's disease have underlying health conditions.

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