Legionnaires' outbreak kills 4 in Portugal, over 160 ill

November 10, 2014 2:59 PM

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LISBON (Reuters) - An outbreak of Legionnaires' disease has killed at least four people just outside the Portuguese capital Lisbon and left dozens hospitalized, with the source of the outbreak yet to be found, authorities said on Monday.

The Health Ministry said 160 people had been diagnosed with the bacteria-borne disease, a severe form of pneumonia. Two dozen were in intensive care in various hospitals.

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