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

Outbreak of deadly Legionnaires' disease that has killed a man and claimed 74 victims 'could get worse' as finger of blame pointed at distillery Health chiefs questioned over delay in investigating all possible avenuesLabourer Robert Air, 56, died from deadly bug in Edinburgh Royal InfirmaryBacteria thought to have been transmitted via droplets of infected water from cloud of gas rising into the airTens of thousands at risk as epidemic could spread 44 square miles from source Scotland's health secretary hopes cases peak over the weekendSymptoms include coughing, chest pains, fever and chills | UPDATED: 22:01 GMT, 8 June 2012 A whisky distillery last night found itself at the centre of the Legionnaires’ disease outbreak after failing safety checks on a cooling tower.

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.