Legionnaires' Disease News Articles

Recent Reports

3rd February 2007

Traces of the Legionella bug have been found at an army barracks used by troops guarding Buckingham Palace. The infected barracks are home to the Welsh Guards

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11th January 2007

Showers at a Nottinghamshire leisure centre have been closed after the discovery of legionella bacteria in a shower head during an inspection.

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22nd December 2006

A North Somerset hotel closed after two guests contracted legionnaires' disease has been given the all-clear to re-open after its water system was disinfected.

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11th December 2007

The second of two public hearings into a Legionnaires' disease outbreak which killed seven people in 2002 is being held in Barrow in Cumbria today.

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6th December 2006

A cider company is being prosecuted for alleged breaches of the Health and Safety at Work Act relating to an outbreak of Legionnaires' disease.

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17th November 2006

More than 500 hotel guests have been contacted by health bosses in North Somerset after two guests contracted Legionnaires' disease.

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31st October 2006

A worker at Southend Hospital in Essex is being treated for Legionnaires' disease.

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23rd October 2006

A Lancashire factory forced to shut when two workers caught Legionnaire's disease

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