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The death toll has climbed to eight in a Legionnaire's disease outbreak in Portugal which the World Health Organization has called a public emergency, officials announced Sunday.The WHO called the outbreak a "major public health emergency" on Tuesday and the Portugese government has called it the third biggest in the history of the disease.Legionnaire's disease was discovered in the United States in 1976 after a convention of the American Legion, a military veterans group, at which 29 people died.
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