Vegas Resort Tells Lodgers They May Have Been Infected By Legionnaires' Disease

Not everything that happens in Vegas stays in Vegas. Count legionnaires’ disease among them. The Aria Resort and Casino has warned its guests that they may have been infected with the severe form of pneumonia by the hotel’s water supply, which tests revealed contained high levels of the bacteria from June 21 to July 4.

CNN reports the hotel has been connected with six cases of the disease since 2010. Symptoms, which show up within two weeks of infection, include fever, chills and aches.

MGM Resorts International, which owns the resort, said through a spokesperson that the hotel is “working to replace fear and anxiety with facts and information.”

Recent tests show the bacteria is no longer present in the water supply, but tests will continue.

Las Vegas resort warns some guests to test for Legionnaires’ disease [CNN]
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