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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Legionnaires' cases hit 20

The Health Protection Agency has confirmed that another case of Legionnaires' disease has been identified, in connection with the outbreak at Stoke on Trent.

It brings the number of confirmed cases from 19 to 20. The latest patient has been discharged from hospital and is recovering at home.

According to the University Hospital of North Staffordshire, three patients remain in a stable condition in hospital.

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