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Launceston Hospital to re-open

Launceston Hospital is re-opening today after being closed for seven weeks. Bacteria linked to the potentially deadly legionnaires disease was discovered in two locations.

But now a new £100,000 boiler has been installed, and the water system has been disinfected and updated.

Staff at Launceston Hospital have been getting everything ready for the re-opening Credit: ITV News West Country

Launceston Hospital to reopen after Legionella scare

Final health and safety checks are being carried out at Launceston Hospital - ahead of its reopening on Monday. The hospital's been closed for seven weeks after bacteria linked to the potentially deadly Legionnaire's disease, was discovered in two locations.

A new £100,000 boiler has been installed, and the water system has been disinfected and updated.

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