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Legionnaires outbreak

15th September 2006

The Health Protection Agency (HPA) is investigating an outbreak of legionnaires disease across England and Wales; the number of reported cases last month increased by more than 30%.

Ninety seven cases of the disease in August have been confirmed by the HPA, with a further 30 who are assumed to have become ill that month. One hundred and forty three cases in total have been reported in the six weeks since the 1 August.

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Article Information

Title: Legionnaires outbreak
Author: Sue Knights
Article Id: 786
Date Added: 15th Sep 2006


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