Sheldon Adelson’s lavish $2.7 billion Parisian Macao is linked to a possible outbreak of legionnaires’ illness this week.
Could the fountains at the Parisian Macao be the source of a legionnaire’s disease breakout or is the resort the victim of a coincidence that is bizarre?
Health officials in Hong Kong and Macau are investigating whether three Hong Kong nationals who succumbed to the disease, all of who recently stayed at the Parisian, caught the infection during the hotel.
The men, aged 84, 66 and 70, contracted the disease between 9 and April 10 january. Two had stayed overnight during the resort, while the other had merely paid a visit.
One remains in critical condition, another in a ‘serious condition,’ although the third has recovered, Hong Kong wellness authorities said.
Legionnaires’ illness is really a lung that is serious triggered by legionella germs, which is generally found in rivers and lakes, mainly harmlessly and in low numbers. But when it gets into artificial water systems, like air conditioning systems, for example, it can multiply quickly.
That’s why big buildings like destination casino resorts is at risk of legionella, because they have larger and more water that is complex systems. The Parisian, as an example, has a water park that includes fountains, jacuzzis and pools.
Supply of Infection A mystery
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