Suspected Legionnaire case

A man from Edinburgh has been admitted to the Cumberland Infirmary in Carlisle with suspected legionnaires disease.

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Suspected Legionnaires case

Health officials have confirmed that a man from Edinburgh has been admitted into Carlisle's Cumberland Infirmary with suspected Legionnaires disease.

It's believed he was visiting Cumbria when he took ill.

Health bosses are keen to reassure the public and have explained that the disease is not infectious and this case is not a new outbreak. One man has died and there are currently 24 confirmed cases of the disease and 37 suspected cases. They are all centred on Edinburgh.

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