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Errors' led to Legionella deaths
A catalogue of "basic failings" led to a Legionnaires' disease outbreak that killed seven people, a report says. Another 180 people were infected in Barrow, Cumbria, in 2002 because of a faulty air conditioning system at the council-run Forum 28 arts centre.

Hospital blamed for man's death
A hospital is condemned for ignoring safety guidance which led to a man dying from Legionnaires' disease .

Inquest into bug death outbreak
The date of an inquest into the deaths of seven people in a outbreak of Legionnaires' disease is revealed.

Legionella 'unlikely' death cause
It is unlikely that a prisoner died from Legionnaires' disease, the jail's governor has said.

News - Legionella bacteria found at jail
Bacteria responsible for Legionnaires' disease is found in water in the healthcare centre of Magilligan jail.
16 Feb 2007

Legionella bug found in barracks
Water-born Legionella has the potential to cause Legionnaires' disease, a fatal form of pneumonia.

Legionella found in pool showers
The showers were closed as legionella can only be inhaled in an aerosol or spray form, the council said.

Hotel re-opens after legionella
A hotel closed after two guests contracted legionnaires' disease is given the all-clear to re-open.


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