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2012's Legionnaire's outbreak was preventable

The coroner's report on the outbreak of Legionnaires' disease in Quebec City last year indicates that different government departments must share the blame, because they failed to apply recommendations made following the 1996 and 2010 outbreaks. 

Quebec AM reporter Julia Page went down to the Complexe Jacques-Cartier in Saint Roch, to speak to people in the area where the outbreak occured in 2012.

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We also gathered reactions from former health minister Yves Bolduc, along with Dr. Isabelle Goupil-Sormany, medical officer with the Public Health Department, as well as lawyer Jean-Pierre Ménard who is representing relatives of some of the victims, and is considering a class action lawsuit.

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