Legionnaires’ Outbreak Prompts Disneyland To Shut Down Cooling Towers
But Orange County health officials say the threat is not ongoing.
Los Angeles Times:
Disneyland Shuts Down 2 Cooling Towers After Legionnaires' Disease Sickens Park Visitors
Disneyland has shut down two bacteria-contaminated cooling towers after Orange County health officials discovered several cases of Legionnaires’ disease in people who had visited the Anaheim theme park, authorities said. Twelve cases of the bacteria-caused illness were discovered about three weeks ago among people who had spent time in Anaheim and included nine people who had visited Disneyland in September before developing the illness, according to the Orange County Health Care Agency. (Barboza, 11/11)
Orange County Register:
OC Health Care Agency Investigating Legionnaires’ Cases At Disneyland; Officials Say There’s No Current Health Threat
An Orange County Health Care Agency official says Disneyland is one of the places the agency is investigating in Anaheim as a potential source of a Legionnaires’ disease outbreak that has sickened a dozen people who either live in, work in or have visited the city. (Pimentel, 11/11)