VA Legionnaires Outbreak

Victims of Legionnaires' livid they were not told of outbreak

He lay in a hospital bed, fading in and out of a feverish haze as his body temperature hovered between 103 and 104 degrees Fahrenheit. ...

VA official: Don't tell until asked about Legionnaires' outbreak among veterans

Editor's note: This story is the second of two parts. A high-ranking official with Veterans Affairs Pittsburgh Healthcare System wanted the agency ...

VA records contradict testimony by agency leaders to Congress

Internal emails and documents contradict testimony given by Department of Veterans Affairs leaders to a congressional subcommittee investigating a Legionnaires' disease outbreak that left at ...

Former greeter alleges he got Legionnaires' disease at Pittsburgh VA

A homeless veteran seeking help ended up with permanent lung and kidney damage because of negligence at the VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System that caused him ...

Government concedes negligence in Legionnaires' lawsuit

House legislation that would make it illegal for veterans hospitals nationwide to conceal disease outbreaks won passage on Monday evening with bipartisan approval. Supporters argued ...

VA had Legionella bug 5 years before disclosure

Legionella bacteria flourished in the water lines in rooms housing the most vulnerable patients at the VA Pittsburgh hospital in Oakland at least five years ...

Pittsburgh VA executives got performance bonuses amidst deadly Legionnaires' spread

The director of the VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System and the regional director who oversees her each received five-figure performance bonuses for fiscal 2011 while a ...

Lapses at Pittsburgh VA stoked spread of Legionella bacteria

Aaron Marshall didn't know what he was walking into. The VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System wanted his germ-fighting company to inspect the water treatment system used to ...