Legionnaire's disease

Legionnaire's disease

Legionnaires' disease cases increase to 19

TWO new cases of Legionnaires' disease have been identified as being part of an outbreak in South Wales.

Experts warn of compost link to Legion disease cases

EXPERTS have called for better warning labels on potting compost following three cases of Legionnaire's disease in Scotland.

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New Legionnaires' cases investigated

TWO new cases of Legionnaires' disease are being investigated at a hospital where a man died and two women are seriously ill, officials said yesterday.

Bacteria which can cause Legionnaires' disease found in Scottish Parliament

BACTERIA which can cause deadly Legionnaires' disease was found in the water supply at the Scottish Parliament seven months ago, it was revealed today.

Deadly legionnaires bug fears over water at Princes Street Gardens

THE Ross Fountain had to be closed down over fears of an outbreak of the bug which causes legionnaires disease, it has emerged.

Scot dies from Legionnaire's disease after holiday coach trip to Italy

AN ELDERLY Scottish holidaymaker has died after contracting Legionnaire's disease while on a coach trip to Italy.

Fears ship passengers struck by deadly bug

A GROUP of elderly Britons feared to have symptoms of Legionnaires' disease were in a Swedish hospital last night after falling ill on a cruise ship travelling around Lapland.

Third victim tests positive for Legionnaire's

A THIRD person has tested positive for Legionnaire's disease in an outbreak thought to centre on a Highland hotel's jacuzzi.

Hotel closes after two contract potentially fatal bug

TWO people are being treated in hospital for the potentially fatal Legionnaire's disease in an outbreak linked to a hotel in Ross-shire.

Legionnaire's disease hits veterans' trip

THREE people have been confirmed as suffering from Legionnaire's disease after a war veterans' trip to Malaysia.

Legion bug kills Briton in Spain

A BRITISH woman has died in Spain in an outbreak of legionnaire's disease.

Architect fined for her role in Legionnaire's outbreak

AN ARCHITECT was yesterday cleared of manslaughter but fined £15,000 for her role in Britain's worst outbreak of Legionnaire's disease.

'Legionnaire' factory to stay shut

THE Baxters food factory at the centre of a Legionnaire's disease scare is to remain closed indefinitely while efforts continue to identify the precise source of the potentially deadly infection, it was revealed yesterday.

Outbreak of Legionnaire's shuts food factory

ONE of Scotland's biggest food processing factories was closed as a precautionary measure yesterday after two employees were struck down by Legionnaire's disease, in an outbreak of the potentially fatal disease in the North-east of Scotland.

Call for tougher testing after Legionnaires' case

PUBLIC health experts have called for tougher testing of water supplies in hospitals after a patient caught the potentially deadly Legionella bacteria.

Death toll rises

THE death toll from an outbreak of Legionnaire's disease in southeastern Norway rose to ten, yesterday, with the death of two more patients.

Retrial for woman accused over Legionnaire's deaths

A COUNCIL architect accused of the manslaughter of seven people in Britain’s worst outbreak of Legionnaire’s disease is to be retried, after the jury failed to reach a verdict.

Jury fails to agree in Legionnaires' bug manslaughter case

A JURY trying a council architect accused of the manslaughter of seven people who died in Britain’s worst outbreak of Legionnaires’ Disease was discharged yesterday after failing to reach verdicts.

Legionnaire's disease scare shuts showers at sports hall

AN INVESTIGATION into an outbreak of Legionnaire’s disease has been launched at a Scottish university after the discovery of the bacteria that cause the disease in the showers at a sports hall.

Legionnaire's victim found dead at home

AN elderly woman has died and a man is recovering at home after contracting legionnaire’s disease.

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