Second death in Stoke-on-Trent Legionnaires' outbreak

The University Hospital of North Staffordshire where the man was being treated
The University Hospital of North Staffordshire where the man was being treated Credit: ITV Central

A second person has died after an outbreak of Legionnaires disease in Stoke-on-Trent.

A man in his seventies who was being treated at the University Hospital of North Staffordshire died on Saturday.

Health officials say the probable source of the outbreak was a hot tub on display at the JTF Discount Warehouse in Fenton in Stoke on Trent.

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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.