New case of Legionnaires' disease confirmed

Another case of Legionnaires' disease has been confirmed in the Stoke-on-Trent outbreak bringing the total of cases to 21.

A man in his seventies is now recovering and three other patients remain in hospital. experts believe the source of the outbreak was a hot tub at a discount warehouse in Fenton.

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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.