Suspected Legionnaire case

A man from Edinburgh has been admitted to the Cumberland Infirmary in Carlisle with suspected legionnaires disease.

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Legionnaires disease, public reassured

Following confirmation that a man has been admitted into Carlisle's Cumberland with suspected Legionnaires disease, health professionals are keen to reassure people that this is not a new outbreak.

The gentleman was visiting the region from Edinburgh when he fell ill and there's no chance of infection. Dr Nigel Calvert is the Associate Director of Public Health, NHS Cumbria.

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