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Tamworth Legionnaires’ disease cases ‘may be linked’

Health experts are examining six cases of Legionnaires’ diseases in Tamworth which could be linked to a “common source”. Two patients are “recovering” from the illness, caused by bacteria commonly associated with water systems, Public Health England (PHE) said. It is also examining four other cases in the town over the past six months, where
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Hotel closed after legionella bacteria found in water

The City of Wolverhampton Council has closed the Ramada Park Hall Hotel and Spa until further notice after legionella bacteria was found in water samples. The Grade II listed 4-star hotel, which has 74 guest rooms, has been told it cannot use its hot and water taps until an inspection is carried out. Legionella organisms
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Legionella epidemic in Italy kills third victim as 24 battle disease

LEGIONELLA has claimed the life of another victim near Milan as 24 Italians desperately battle the killer disease in the midst of a monster epidemic. Grandmother Norma Bigi, 84, the latest victim of the illness, died after tests revealed the bacteria came from water from a fountain in Bresso, a town near Milan. Those taken
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Part of Ludlow’s Feathers Hotel closed as Legionella bacteria found again

Parts of a Ludlow hotel where a guest died after contracting Legionnaires’ disease have been closed off after elevated levels of Legionella bacteria were found. Elaine Brown, 69, died on August 26 last year after suffering a stroke as a result of the disease, which was linked to bacteria in the plumbing at the hotel.
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Hospital fined £300k after Legionnaires’ disease death

The Royal United Hospital (RUH) in Bath has been fined £300,000 for health and safety breaches after a patient died from Legionnaires’ disease. Terence Brooks, 68, caught the infection in 2015 while being treated for cancer. Bristol Crown Court heard that the hospital had been warned to update plans of its water distribution system to
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