When several patients die with symptoms of Legionnaires' disease, Dr. Westphall considers shutting down a ward. Cavanero clashes with a disrespectful nurse. White continues to struggle with his job, marriage, and finances.
Did You Know?
The title references Legionellosis or Legionaires' Disease an infectious disease caused by bacteria belonging to the genus Legionella. Over 90% of all cases are caused by Legionella pneumophila, an aquatic organism that thrives in warm environments (77 to 113 °F). The first identified cases were in July 1976 when an outbreak of pneumonia occurred among people attending a convention of the American Legion in Philadelphia. See more
At the 40:11 mark, Dr. Craig and Dr. Beale are playing chess. Dr. Craig captures one of Dr. Beale's pieces, then declares "Check and mate," ending the game. But the camera stays on the board for a few seconds, and it can be seen that this is incorrect (specifically, Dr. Beale could avoid checkmate by capturing Dr. Craig's queen with his a4 rook). See more