Legionnaires" disease outbreak 2012 reaches 80 cases: Health secretary admits source still not traced

Fears mount of another Legionnaires' outbreak as toll hits 80 after eight more people are diagnosed with the deadly disease Leading Legionnaire’s expert claimed cash-strapped firms were deliberately falsifying safety logs and said the practice could have devastating consequencesBacteria thought to have been transmitted via droplets of infected water from cloud of gas rising into the airHealth chiefs questioned over delay in investigating all possible avenuesLabourer Robert Air, 56, died from deadly bug in Edinburgh Royal InfirmaryTens of thousands at risk as epidemic could spread 44 square miles from source Symptoms include coughing, chest pains, fever and chills | UPDATED: 00:15 GMT, 10 June 2012 A further eight people were yesterday confirmed to be suffering from Legionnaire’s disease as the deadly outbreak continued to take its toll.

Legionnaires" disease outbreak 2012: Cooling towers blamed for death of man and 40 victims

Cooling towers blamed for outbreak of deadly Legionnaires' disease that has killed one man and claimed 40 victims – and the toll will getter higher Bacteria thought to have been transmitted via droplets of infected water from cloud of gas rising into the air Man in his 50s dies from deadly bug in Edinburgh Royal InfirmaryTens of thousands at risk as epidemic could spread 44 square miles from source Scotland's health secretary expects the number of cases to peak over the weekendSymptoms include coughing, chest pains, fever and chills | UPDATED: 07:20 GMT, 7 June 2012 A man has died and another 12 patients are critically ill in intensive care following an outbreak of Legionnaires’ Disease.

Cooling towers blamed for outbreak of deadly Legionnaires" disease that has killed one man and left 12 critical

Cooling towers blamed for outbreak of deadly Legionnaires' disease that has killed one man and left 12 critical Bacteria thought to have been transmitted via droplets of infected water from cloud of gas rising into the air Man in his 50s dies from deadly bug in Edinburgh Royal InfirmaryTens of thousands at risk as epidemic could spread 44 square miles from source Health bosses warn people to watch out for symptoms, which can take weeks to appearSymptoms include coughing, chest pains, fever and chills | UPDATED: 00:10 GMT, 7 June 2012 A man has died and another 12 patients are critically ill in intensive care following an outbreak of Legionnaires’ Disease.