Legionella bacteria discovered in a hotel.

Legionella bacteria discovered in a hotel.


Legionnaires’ outbreak appear in differents places like hospitals, hotels, campings, but are not easy to eradiquate. Last year two cases of legionnaires’outbreak were discovered in a hotel. That led to a temporary closure until further analysis. No more cases appeared after this incident.

But this month, another outbreak was declared. Indeed, an elevated levels of legionella have been detected and new legionnaires’ disease have been associated. The hotel took measures to solve the problem.

Legionella bacteria are found in water environment or humid areas. The symptoms appear few days after so it is important to take care of fever or other symptoms that could appear after visiting a place.



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