Recent reports revealed that health officials have suspected the possible source for the outbreak of Legionnaires' disease, which has been proposed to be in Stoke-on-Trent, following which three sufferers of the disease are thinking to file a legal action.
Health Protection Agency (HPA) declared that till date, 20 cases of the disease have been reported in the city, out of which two have already died and nine others have been kept under proper care in hospital.
It has been discovered that investigators believe that the probable source of the outbreak is a hot tub at JTF Warehouse in City Road, Fenton.
Law firm Irwin Mitchell has claimed that currently 20 people visited the warehouse, out of which 17 have contracted the disease.
Amandeep Dhillon, from the firm, said: "Now that a probable source has been identified the focus must turn to finding out what went wrong so that lessons can be learned to prevent similar outbreaks in future".
Dhillon added that their clients are urging them to provide with answers as to how they fell ill.
On the other hand, reports from HPA subjected that the owner of the hot tub is assisting the investigators with their investigations.
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