Breaking! #Legionnaires’ threat closes 3 #Illinois schools 




(CNN)While Legionnaires’ disease may be known more for striking older people susceptible to such ailments, it’s now causing a much younger crowd — namely, students at three Chicago-area schools — to miss school.

Three schools in Illinois’ U-46 school district, which covers 11 communities in Cook, DuPage and Kane counties, shut down Wednesday after test results showed “higher than normal levels of Legionella bacteria,” the district said.

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