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Thursday, July 28, 2011

Spain : Five in hospital after 10 Legionnaire's Disease cases reported in a Valencia town

Via Typically Spanish :

" All are progressing well, but a local fountain in Alcàsser has been closed as the possible source

The regional health councillor announced the closure of a water fountain in Alcàsser, in the south of Valencia province, on Monday after 10 cases of Legionnaire’s Disease were detected on Friday.

Five of the ten were admitted to hospital, although it’s understood that the only patient who had to be admitted to Intensive Care has now been transferred to the wards. All five are said to be making good progress at the Doctor Peset Hospital in Valencia City."

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