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Woman dies of suspected Legionella infection

A woman has died during a family holiday to Ibiza after contracting a suspected Legionella infection.

Lynne Balaam and her sister Kathleen Laddell, 52, from Cardiff, fell ill with a stomach bug just days into the 10-day trip.

Ms Balaam died in hospital on the island four weeks later on 18 October.

According to Ms Balaam’s relatives, hospital blood tests showed she had been infected with the Legionella bacterium.

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