Legionnaires' Cases

Patients affected by two recent outbreaks of Legionnaires' disease, including one in Stoke-on-Trent which claimed the lives of two people, are calling for a public inquiry.

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More outbreaks of Legionnaires' in Stoke-on-Trent

Two more cases of Legionnaires' disease have been confirmed in Stoke-on-Trent with one patient in a critical condition. It means 11 people have contracted the illness, which health experts believe came from the same unknown source.

All of those affected are aged between their forties and seventies. Eleven people are being treated at the University Hospital of North Staffordshire but the outbreak isn't connected to the hospital.

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