BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Buffalo Sabres assistant coach Don Granato is hospitalized with pneumonia and will miss the start of the season.
The Sabres announced Tuesday that Granato was taking a...
NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — An autopsy has confirmed that an inmate who died at a Florida jail before his expected release had been suffering from a serious bacterial infection.
TURIN, Italy (AP) — Juventus says coach Maurizio Sarri has been diagnosed with pneumonia.
The 60-year-old Sarri was unable to take training with the Italian champion on Monday because he has...
TINLEY PARK, Ill. (AP) — An animal shelter in south suburban Chicago has halted dog adoptions amid a pneumonia outbreak that's killed at least eight dogs.
ATLANTA (AP) — The Georgia Department of Public Health says it's probable there are 55 more cases in the Legionnaires' disease outbreak linked to the Sheraton Atlanta Hotel.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri health officials are tightening the requirements for reporting the severe form of pneumonia known as Legionnaires' disease.
CHICAGO (AP) — Police are investigating why a black man being treated for double pneumonia at a northern Illinois hospital was arrested after a hospital security officer confronted him when he...
ATLANTA (AP) — A scientific panel has downgraded its recommendation that all retirement-age Americans get a top-selling vaccination against bacteria that can cause pneumonia, meningitis and other...
CODY, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming health officials are investigating more than 30 pneumonia cases in a single county this year.
The Cody Enterprise reports that the earliest cases occurred in...
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities in Arizona say a man who died in January while in custody at the Coconino County jail in Flagstaff suffered from pneumonia caused by strep throat.
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — An outbreak of deadly bacterial pneumonia that has plagued western North Dakota's bighorn sheep population for years is showing signs of waning, though it might still be a...
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — A Washington state legislator has returned to work the day after emergency medical personnel were summoned to the Capitol. He chalked the episode up to pneumonia.
BALTIMORE (AP) — Close advisers to Baltimore's embattled mayor said Tuesday that she's staying out of public view because of a serious case of pneumonia, not the mounting scandal involving her...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A California prison inmate has died after contracting Legionnaires' disease and a second inmate has tested positive for the disease, which is considered a severe type of...
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The death of a competition sled dog in last month's Yukon Quest race was due to pneumonia contracted by inhaling stomach contents, according to a race...
NEW YORK (AP) — Whoopi Goldberg says she nearly died of pneumonia.
Appearing Friday in a video that aired on ABC's "The View," Goldberg told the audience she had pneumonia in both...
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil's president remains in the semi-intensive unit of a hospital in Sao Paulo with signs of a possible pneumonia infection.
The Albert Einstein hospital said in a statement Thursday it had carried out tests on President Jair Bolsonaro after an isolated episode of fever Wednesday night.
"He underwent a tomography of the chest and abdomen that showed a good evolution of the intestinal frame and images compatible with pneumonia," the hospital's statement read.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Coroner office officials say former model and actress Kim Porter died last year from pneumonia.
The Los Angeles coroner's office on Friday released the results of its investigation into Porter's Nov. 15 death. Investigators determined after an autopsy that her death was from natural causes.
HASTINGS, Mich. (AP) — A 92-year-old man has died from pneumonia after testing positive last month in a western Michigan hospital for Legionnaires' disease.
The man was treated at Spectrum Health Pennock Hospital in Hastings, southeast of Grand Rapids. He was discharged to a rehab center and later died.
The hospital tested its water system on Dec. 12 after the man's positive test for Legionnaires' was confirmed. Tests results of the system were positive for Legionella bacteria.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A Legionnaires' disease outbreak linked to UW Hospital's water system has infected 14 people with the pneumonia-like bacteria, and three have died.
Hospital spokeswoman Lisa Brunette tells the Wisconsin State Journal that the patients who died had other serious, life-limiting health conditions.
A common virus blamed for a deadly outbreak at a New Jersey children's rehabilitation center usually poses little risk for healthy people but can lead to dangerous pneumonia in already frail patients.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Health officials say Kansas has recorded its first flu deaths of the season.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — U.S. regulators on Tuesday approved a modernized version of a decades-old antibiotic used to treat a number of infections.
Paratek Pharmaceuticals' Nuzyra was designed to overcome the problem of resistance to tetracycline, an antibiotic widely used until recent years.
The company said the Food and Drug Administration approved Nuzyra for treating bacterial pneumonia and severe skin infections.
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota's Game and Fish Department is issuing only three bighorn sheep hunting licenses this year because the western Badlands population is still dealing with a deadly bacterial pneumonia outbreak.
Biologists counted 77 rams in a summer survey, which was 12 fewer than last year and 27 fewer than in 2016, according to big game management biologist Brett Wiedmann. They also counted only four yearling rams.
ROME (AP) — Officials in northern Italy say they have confirmed that commercial water cooling towers were the source of a Legionnaires' disease outbreak that sent more than 400 people to the hospital with pneumonia. Two people died.
Of the 10 tests on samples taken from three cooling towers in the three hardest-hit towns, nine tested positive for the Legionnaires' bacteria.
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ROME (AP) — Health authorities in northern Italy are investigating whether bacteria — including the one that causes Legionnaires' disease — inhaled from the water supply is behind an outbreak of pneumonia that has afflicted nearly 150 people.
SCAPPOOSE, Ore. (AP) — The family of a 20-year-old Scappoose man who died after returning from a summer fighting wildfires in Oregon and Washington says he died of complications from pneumonia.
Local TV stations report that Eric Aarseth returned from the fire lines last week and was sick but didn't seek medical attention.
His family says friends found him unconscious on their couch on Aug. 28.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Public health authorities in New Hampshire say four people who have been identified with Legionnaire's disease likely acquired the disease in Hampton.
The New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services' Division of Public Health Services says the four people likely acquired Legionella at the end of July or beginning of August in a localized area of Hampton. Legionnaire's disease, also called Legionella pneumonia, is a bacterial pneumonia.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Visitors to Zion National Park in southern Utah are being asked to be on alert for something besides dramatic red rock vistas: Coughing bighorn sheep.
Excessive coughing is a symptom of pneumonia, which can be deadly to the animals, and wildlife officials are trying to determine how much the sickness has spread, said Zion spokeswoman Aly Baltrus. About 500 bighorn sheep in a herd of 800 from the area live on slick rock areas on the east side of the park, Baltrus said.
NEW YORK (AP) — The 12 youth soccer teammates who were trapped in a flooded Thai cave for more than two weeks are finally out, and now they are being closely monitored in a hospital.
The boys — who ranged in age from 11 to 16 — emerged in relatively good shape. Here is a breakdown of the health issues they still face:
WHAT CONDITION WERE THE BOYS IN?
The first eight boys rescued came in with low body temperatures and were provided with heaters, Thai doctors said Tuesday.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic Rep. Steny Hoyer of Maryland has been released from a Washington hospital, where he was treated for pneumonia, says his spokesman.
Spokeswoman Mariel Saez said Tuesday in an email that Hoyer, the No. 2 House Democrat, was released from George Washington University Hospital over the weekend. The 79-year-old was diagnosed with pneumococcal pneumonia and admitted to the hospital last week.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A spokeswoman says Democratic Rep. Steny Hoyer of Maryland is being treated at a Washington hospital for pneumonia but is expected to recover quickly.
Spokeswoman Katie Grant said Wednesday in an emailed statement that the congressman was being treated with antibiotics and resting after being admitted to The George Washington University Hospital a day earlier.
Grant says the 79-year-old Hoyer was diagnosed with pneumococcal pneumonia.
HILO, Hawaii (AP) — The mayor of the Hawaiian island where lava has destroyed hundreds of homes has had a relapse of pneumonia.
A statement released by Hawaii County says an ambulance took Big Island Mayor Harry Kim to Hilo Medical Center's emergency room Friday. He's been released and is resting at home.
BOSTON (AP) — A 95-year-old World War II veteran recovering from pneumonia has lost all of his belongings after he was evicted from his Boston apartment, despite his family paying two months' rent in advance.
WCVB-TV reports that the family of Ilya Levin made the discovery Monday.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A veterans' home in western Illinois where several cases of Legionnaires' disease were reported has improved its pneumonia surveillance and testing protocols but continues to have problems with the disease, according to a newly released report from the Centers for Disease Control.
HILO, Hawaii (AP) — Hawaii County Mayor Harry Kim has been diagnosed with walking pneumonia.
Managing Director Wil Okabe said Tuesday that Kim is still working, taking antibiotics and remains in charge.
"The mayor is very much in charge, but he's pacing himself to ensure the county is running smoothly," Okabe said. "The mayor is very much engaged in the day-to-day affairs of the county, and is being kept updated during the current eruption event."
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Former U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan's family accepted honors on her behalf at a North Carolina Democratic Party event because she was hospitalized with pneumonia.
Hagan had planned to attend Saturday night's annual Democratic "Unity Dinner" in Raleigh.
But party spokesman Robert Howard said in an email Sunday that she was hospitalized with pneumonia and couldn't attend. Howard said she is doing well and should be released in the coming days.
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Deadly bacterial pneumonia among bighorn sheep in the North Dakota Badlands spread to three previously unaffected herds last year, resulting in the smallest estimated population in more than a decade.
State wildlife officials are still confident that this year's fall hunting season will be held, though possibly with fewer licenses.
READING, Pa. (AP) — The parents of a 2-year-old Pennsylvania girl who died of pneumonia have been convicted of involuntary manslaughter after prosecutors said they declined to seek medical care for the child on religious grounds.
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Alaska musher Katherine Keith has had dogs die in the last two Iditarod Trail Sled Dog races, but a race official said he could find no fault in how she cares for her team.
A release from the race said the 5-year-old dog named Blonde had been dropped from the competition Wednesday and was being treated for signs of pneumonia. Blonde died early Thursday. A necropsy is planned.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The Latest on the death of a dog during the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race (all times local):
The race marshal for the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race says there was no evidence of lack of care surrounding the death of a dog on Thursday.
Mark Nordman says in a statement that every dog death is investigated "to the fullest."
PHOENIX (AP) — State health officials say there have been at least 523 pneumonia and flu deaths in Arizona so far during the current flu season, adding to over 200 more than at the same time last season.
The state Department of Health Service says many flu-related deaths are due to complications of flu infections such as pneumonia and that death certificates infrequently list influenza itself as the cause of death.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Latest on the Illinois Senate's inquiry in the Legionnaires' disease crisis at the Quincy veterans' home (all times local):
Officials with Gov. Bruce Rauner's cabinet agencies invited to a hearing on the Legionnaires' disease outbreak at the Quincy veterans' home say they couldn't attend because of the short notice.
CIUDAD BOLIVAR, Venezuela (AP) — A former Colorado Rockies and Florida Marlins pitcher died in his native Venezuela of pneumonia that baseball colleagues say was made worse by medicine shortages in the crisis-wracked nation.
Marcos Carvajal pitched for the Rockies in 2005 and briefly for the Marlins two seasons later. He later returned to Venezuela and played for a team in his hometown of Ciudad Bolivar and at the time of his death was working as a youth coach in Bolivar state.
NEW YORK (AP) — Flu is now widespread in every state except Hawaii, but the good news is the season appears to already be peaking.
It's been a rough few weeks: Hospitals have set up tents to handle patient overflow. Doctors are putting in double and triple shifts. Ambulances have been sidelined while paramedics waited to drop off patients.
READING, Pa. (AP) — The pastor of a congregation that avoids modern medicine was cleared of a charge that he should have alerted authorities of possible child abuse when his 2-year-old granddaughter was dying of pneumonia.
A judge on Monday dismissed the charge of failure to report suspected abuse against Rowland G. Foster, 72, of Lebanon, in the death of Ella Grace Foster last year.
JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — Wildlife biologists are seeing signs of an outbreak of pneumonia in a bighorn sheep herd in northwest Wyoming.
The persistent coughing that's telling of the bacteria-triggered respiratory sickness has been seen in two lambs in the Jackson Bighorn Sheep Herd that congregates in Jackson Hole.
Wyoming Game and Fish Department biologist Aly Courtemanch she is concerned for the herd.
LONDON (AP) — About 11 percent of medicines in developing countries are counterfeit and likely responsible for the deaths of tens of thousands of children from diseases like malaria and pneumonia every year, the World Health Organization said Tuesday.
It's the first attempt by the U.N. health agency to assess the problem. Experts reviewed 100 studies involving more than 48,000 medicines. Drugs for treating malaria and bacterial infections accounted for nearly 65 percent of fake medicines.