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Legionnaires’ investigation continues after fatal outbreak in Stoke

Eight people remain in hospital as cooling towers are treated with chlorine and spas and air-conditioning systems tested Efforts to identify the source of legionnaires’ disease in Stoke-on-Trent are continuing, after the outbreak which has so far which has killed one person and infected at least 15 others. Eight people, aged between their late-40s and… Read more »

Legionnaires’ disease: Eight remain in hospital in Stoke-on-Trent

One of 16 patients confirmed as having contracted Legionnaires’ disease in Staffordshire has died, says health agency Eight patients remain in hospital after an outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease. Sixteen people have been confirmed as having contracted the disease in Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, since Tuesday. No details have yet been released of a patient who died on… Read more »

Legionnaires’ disease: Eight remain in hospital in Stoke-on-Trent

One of 16 patients confirmed as having contracted Legionnaires’ disease in Staffordshire has died, says health agency Eight patients remain in hospital after an outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease. Sixteen people have been confirmed as having contracted the disease in Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, since Tuesday. No details have yet been released of a patient who died on… Read more »

Patient with legionnaires’ disease dies

Deceased was one of 16 in Stoke-on-Trent to contract disease, although exact cause of death remains unknown Health officials are awaiting details of the cause of death of a patient affected by a legionnaires’ disease outbreak. The patient was among 16 people suffering from the disease in Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire. The group have all been confirmed… Read more »

Patient with legionnaires’ disease dies

Deceased was one of 16 in Stoke-on-Trent to contract disease, although exact cause of death remains unknown Health officials are awaiting details of the cause of death of a patient affected by a legionnaires’ disease outbreak. The patient was among 16 people suffering from the disease in Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire. The group have all been confirmed… Read more »

Two more legionnaires’ disease cases in Stoke-on-Trent

Eleven people being treated in hospital as experts continue efforts to identify source of outbreak Two more cases of legionnaires’ disease have been confirmed in Stoke-on-Trent and one patient is in a critical condition. A total of 11 people are being treated at the University Hospital of North Staffordshire, a number which has been steadily… Read more »

Two more legionnaires’ disease cases in Stoke-on-Trent

Eleven people being treated in hospital as experts continue efforts to identify source of outbreak Two more cases of legionnaires’ disease have been confirmed in Stoke-on-Trent and one patient is in a critical condition. A total of 11 people are being treated at the University Hospital of North Staffordshire, a number which has been steadily… Read more »

Second man dies from legionnaires’ disease

The man is thought to be from the Gorgie area of south west Edinburgh which has been worst affected by the outbreak A second man has died in the legionnaires disease outbreak in Edinburgh, after falling ill at an early stage of the outbreak earlier this month. The man is thought to be in his… Read more »