Four people in Grimsby, a large seaport town in England, have contracted Legionnaires’ disease. The four cases may be linked because they all four people were in the Freeman Street area before becoming symptomatic with the illness.
According to Dr. Simon Padfield, Consultant in Communicable Disease Control with Public Health England, “No further cases have been reported and no source of the infection has been confirmed to date.
“However, our investigations have shown that all four cases had been in the area around Freeman Street in Grimsby in the period before they became ill.”
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