Great-gran wins payout from Jet2 after contracting Legionnaires' disease on holiday
  Ann Best, 71, started to feel unwell during the second week of her trip to Corfu, Greece, but initially put her flu-like symptoms down to the heat. 
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Public health unit can't find source of London legionnaires outbreak
  Public health officials say they may never know what caused a legionnaires’ disease outbreak that sickened six people in a "south-central" London neighbourhood.
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Legionnaires' Disease risk: Barrow shopkeepers face legal action
  Shopkeepers risking an outbreak of Legionnaires' Disease have been threatened with legal action.
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Leeds Council stops new placements at care home after legionella bacteria found in the water
  Donisthorpe Hall is a nursing home that is currently classed as requiring improvement, following an August 2018 inspection by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) health watchdog.
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Barry Legionnaires' disease cluster identified as public warned
  The warning from Public Health Wales comes as a cluster of 11 cases has been identified in the Vale of Glamorgan in the past 12 months. 
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'Critical' legionella risk found in Barrow shops
  "Critical" concerns were raised about the legionella risk at council-owned shops in south Cumbria. Risk assessments were carried out at 19 premises leased from Barrow Borough Council at...
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Legionnaires' disease: Hospital deep clean as baby skin infection detected
  A small number of babies at a Belfast hospital have been found to have pseudomonas on their skin. The trust appealed to visitors to the neonatal unit to be diligent in their hand hygiene to...
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Legionnaires' disease: Second Bulgaria holidaymaker dies after trip
  Two British holidaymakers have died from Legionnaires' disease after returning home from the same hotel in Bulgaria, it has emerged.
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Legionnaires’ outbreak at Atlanta Sheraton Hotel becomes largest recorded in state history
  One woman is dead and dozens more are ill as a medical mystery unfolds at an Atlanta hotel.   Cases of Legionnaires' disease have nearly quadrupled in the United States over a 15-year period.
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Man tests positive for Legionnaires’ disease following dialysis at Gloucestershire Royal Hospital Man Tests
  Gloucestershire Royal Hospital has previously been linked to the Legionella bacteria in both 2012 and 2016. The BBC reported that the latter issue in 2016 was also related to its dialysis unit.
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