Legionnaire’s investigation has become a big concern for the officials and authorities in the region. In context to same, a strong initiative has been seen from the First Minister Mr. Alex Salmond, who has pledged the concerned authorities to perform their best while investigating about Edinburgh’s legionnaires’ outbreak.
Medical reports have confirmed two deaths in the capital from the disease since last month and 95 more people are being suspected to have contracted legionnaires’ disease. The figures have risen the concerns of the health authorities and so has the minister ordered a public inquiry to investigate all the cases thoroughly.
The outbreak began in May and investigations bodies are suspecting the cooling towers in Wheatfield Road as the cause of same. The above claims are coming from the team monitoring the outbreak.
Regarding the situation, First Minister said that the matter is very sensitive and the authorities are leaving no stone unturned to find out the exact cause of the outbreak. He has also assured the residents that the facts will be uncovered soon.
“Thankfully, I can report there has been no new cases in the last couple of days,” he said. “This is an immensely serious outbreak which has resulted in human tragedy. No stone will be left unturned.”
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