Authorities were quick to close down a wellness shop near Bournemouth after nine people were hospitalised due to an unconfirmed outbreak of the potentially fatal Legionella infection. Of the 14 people taken ill, following a visit to the Healax Salt Caves and Spa in Kindon, Doreset, nine had been treated in hospital and responded well. […]
An outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease, linked to a display hot tub in Stoke-on-Trent, has resulted in 21 cases including two deaths, the Health Protection Agency has confirmed. One of the two victims was named as 64-year-old Richard Griffin, a delivery driver who supplied meats to the JTF Warehouse in Fenton, a discount superstore that is being blamed as the source.