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 target of a bizarre coincidence?
Wellness officials in Hong Kong and Macau are investigating whether three Hong Kong nationals who succumbed to the condition, all of who recently stayed at the Parisian, caught the illness during the hotel.
The men, aged 84, 66 and 70, contracted the condition between January 9 and April 10. Two had stayed overnight at the hotel, while the other had merely paid a visit.
One remains in critical condition, another in a ‘serious condition,’ although the third has restored, Hong Kong health authorities said.
Legionnaires’ disease is just a lung that is serious caused by legionella germs, which is usually found in streams and lakes, mainly harmlessly and in low numbers. But when it enters artificial water systems, like air conditioning systems, for example, it can multiply quickly.
That’s why big structures like destination casino resorts may be at risk of legionella, because they’ve larger and more water that is complex systems. The Parisian, for instance, has a water park that includes fountains, jacuzzis and pools that are swimming.
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