July 14, 2021 zacherlaw 0 Comments

An outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease at an Alberta Lee hotel has hospitalized two people.

Investigators from the Minnesota Health Department have confirmed that early evidence suggests the outbreak originated at the hotel spa. Both infected individuals spent time in the hot tub located in the spa before becoming sick.

It is believed that more people are experiencing symptoms consistent with Legionnaire’s disease. The health department is urging anyone who visited the hotel between June 22 and June 29 to watch for symptoms. The urge any individual that is experiencing any symptoms such as fever, fatigue, headache, muscle aches, chills, shortness of breath, loss of appetite, and coughing to visit their doctor. This story is still developing, and we will update when more information is available. [1]

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For more information on Legionnaires’ disease, check out the National Academies of Sciences Management of Legionella in Water Systems Report Here.

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[1] Find local reporting on this here.

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