16 people in Moncton area became sick with a strain of the illness earlier this year

Four new cases of legionnaires’ disease have been reported since an outbreak of the severe form of pneumonia that sickened 16 people in the Moncton area was declared over.

Dr. Yves Léger, regional medical officer of health, said in an email that the cases are unrelated to the recent outbreak, which was declared over on Sept 10.

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