February saw the 4th case of legionnaires’ disease at a state run veterans home in Quincey, USA. This is the latest in a series of outbreaks which began in 2015 and left 13 people dead and many more ill.

The old pipes in the water system are being blamed as a breeding ground for bacteria, although $8 million was spent in August 2016 on updating the pipework and the system.

The hearings are still on-going.