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Second Legionnaires' victim dies

A second person has died after contracting Legionnaires' disease in Edinburgh.

The man, who was in his 40s, was from the Gorgie area of the city, which is at the centre of the outbreak.

It is understood the man had underlying health issues and was being treated at Edinburgh Royal Infirmary.

The total number of confirmed cases of Legionnaires' disease currently stands at 41.The number of suspected cases stands at 48.

James Cook reports.

  • 15 Jun 2012
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