News of: Tuesday, July 11 2006,

Four more cases of legionella reported around Amsterdam

Today 4 more cases of legionella have been reported to the Amsterdam health authorities.

After the outbreak of legionalla was reported (see yesterday's news), health authorities around Amsterdam had also been warned. The 4 new cases all live outside Amsterdam, but had recently been in Amsterdam.

The source of the contamination has not yet been found, the authorities are still investigating.

So far, one person has died, 14 others are still in hospital.