The recent outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease in Edinburgh has raised a number of questions about the disease and the role that different organisations have in preventing and responding to public health scenarios of this type. This briefing answers a number of specific questions about the disease. It also sets out the roles and responsibilities of different organisations to deal with public health matters of this nature. The briefing offers specific information on the current situation with regard to the Lothian outbreak.
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Published: 12 June 2012