Disneyland shuts down 2 cooling towers after Legionnaires' disease sickens park visitors

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Disneyland Controls Legionnaires' Disease Outbreak

- watch-latest-news.com
12 Nov 2017
Disneyland Controls Legionnaires' Disease Outbreak Disneyland has shut down two cooling towers at its Southern California park following an outbreak of Legionnaires' disease. Orange County health officials say nine people who visited the theme park in September developed the disease, along with three others who had visited Anaheim but not Disneyland. The affected ...

Disneyland Shuts Down Two Cooling Towers After Visitors Sickened With Legionnaires' Disease

12 Nov 2017
"On Oct. 27, we learned from the Orange County Health Care Agency of increased Legionnaires' disease cases in Anaheim," Dr. Pamela Hymel, chief medical officer for Walt Disney Parks and Resorts said in a statement to THR. "We conducted a review and learned that two cooling towers had elevated levels of Legionella bacteria. These towers were treated with chemicals that ...
- hollywoodreporter.com

Disneyland Decontaminates Cooling Towers Linked to Legionnaire's Disease Outbreak

- gizmodo.co.uk
12 Nov 2017
Legionnaires' disease is essentially an extremely dangerous form of pneumonia caused by inhaling the freshwater Legionella bacteria, which thrives in water systems like cooling towers, fountains, and hot tubs or pools that are not treated, per the Centres for Disease Control . It typically only afflicts those over the age of 50, or who have compromised immune systems or ...

Legionnaires' Disease Found Among Disneyland Visitors

12 Nov 2017
Disneyland visitors who were at the park between Sept. 12 to Sept. 27 may have come into contact with water carrying the bacteria for Legionnaires' disease. Jane Yamamoto reports for the NBC4 News at 6 p.m. on Saturday, November 11, 2017. (Published 2 hours ago)
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Legionnaires disease sickens 9 at Disneyland ? The Malaysian

- themalaysiantimes.com.my
12 Nov 2017
LOS ANGELES, Nov 12: Disneyland has shut down and decontaminated two cooling towers following an outbreak of Legionnaires disease that sickened 12 people, nine of them guests or employees at the theme park in Anaheim, county health officials said on Saturday.

SoCal Theme Park Shuts Towers Linked to Legionnaires' Disease

12 Nov 2017
Nine of the 12 reportedly visited Disneyland in September reported the Associated Press (h/t ABC 7 News .) One person, "with additional health issues," who did not visit the park has died from the disease. Also among the sickened is one Disneyland employee, according to the Los Angeles Times .
- travelpulse.com

Disneyland Shuts Down 2 Cooling Towers After Legionnaires' Disease Disney Theme Park, Entertainment & Collectibles

- diskingdom.com
12 Nov 2017
Orange County Health Care Agency spokesperson Jessica Good, told the OC Register that the agency found 12 people, ages 52 to 94, were diagnosed with Legionnaires' disease, a type of airborne disease that causes a severe form of pneumonia to most people 50 years or older or with a weak immune system.

Cases of Legionnaire's Disease, One Death, Reported in Anaheim Disneyland Closes Cooling Towers

12 Nov 2017
Of the 12 cases of Legionnaire's disease that emerged in September, nine were among people who visited Disneyland in September. The other three are Orange County residents who didn't visit Disneyland but live or travelled to Anaheim, reported Orange County Health Care Agency spokeswoman Jessica Good, Friday night in response to earlier Voice of OC questions.
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Legionnaires' Disease Found Among Disneyland Visitors

- nbcsandiego.com
12 Nov 2017
The nine Disneyland cases are among 12 total cases that the Orange County Health Care Agency is investigating regarding people who live in or visited Anaheim in September. Disneyland was informed of the cases Oct. 27, chemically treating and voluntarily shutting down two cooling towers to rid them of the Legionella bacteria, said Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Chief Medical ...

Cases of Legionnaires' Disease Reported in Anaheim 9 Were Disneyland Visitors

12 Nov 2017
Legionnaires' disease, or legionellosis, is caused by the bacterium Legionnella. The freshwater bacterium is usually low risk for humans, but chance of infection becomes greater when Legionella is able to multiply in indoor water systems. The disease is not contagious from person-to-person exposure; it is usually caught from inhaling microscopic water droplets in mist or ...
- wdwinfo.com
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