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51 confirmed Legionnaires' cases

8th June 2012

The number of cases in the outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease in Scotland is continuing to rise.

So far, the number has reached 51, with one man having died from the conditions. Scottish Health Secretary Nicola Sturgeon, who reported the latest number of cases in the Edinburgh-area to Scotland’s Parliament on Thursday, said cases had risen by 24 overnight with another 27 people suspected of having the illness. She warned that the number of people affected could continue to rise over the next week.


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