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Two news cases of Legionnaires' disease confirmed

Two new cases of Legionnaires' disease have been confirmed in an outbreak which has claimed two lives in the Edinburgh area of Scotland.

Both of the new cases are of people who have been ill for some time and who were originally among those suspected of having the disease, NHS Lothian said.

The total number of confirmed cases now stands at 44 and the number of suspected cases is still 47.