25 de jul. de 2011

Legionella (alguns casos)

HOTEL IN SCOTLAND CLOSES SPA AFTER ILLNESS REPORTED ==================================================================
A hotel in Scotland closed its an indoor heated pool and spa and other "leisure club" facilities in March after employees and guests reported flu-like symptoms. One person was hospitalized with confirmed Legionnaires' disease. In all, 112 people contracted a flu-like illness with respiratory infection.
LEGIONNAIRES' IN LAS VEGAS HOTEL GUESTS ==================================================================
Legionnaires' disease was reported in guests of a hotel on the Las Vegas strip this month. Health officials investigated the same hotel last year after reports of the disease. Legionella was found in the hot water system in several guest rooms.
COOLING TOWER INVESTIGATED IN THREE CASES IN NEW ZEALAND ==================================================================
Three New Zealand men who worked near one another contracted Legionnaires' disease in April. Health officials focused their investigation on cooling towers.
THREE CASES AT A CLEVELAND NURSING AND REHAB FACILITY ==================================================================
Three residents of a Cleveland nursing and rehab facility were hospitalized with Legionnaires' disease in June. The facility provided bottled drinking water and restricted showers until the water system was disinfected.

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