Hotel told to fix Legionella bacteria problem, notify guests


But Bharmal is urging people with those risk factor who've been in the Guildford area of Surrey in the past 10 days with symptoms of pneumonia (fever, fatigue, cough, shortness of breath) to seek medical attention and possibly testing for Legionella.

The disease, a form of pneumonia caused by inhaling mist or small drops of water contaminated with Legionella bacteria, can't be spread through person-to-person contact, or by drinking contaminated water.

Officials said tenants can still use and drink water "but tenants at higher risk of getting Legionnaires' disease will be advised to take additional precautions".

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The health department's order is in effect until officials are "satisfied" with remediation steps at the hotel to decrease the transmission of the bacteria to the public. It can not be transmitted between people, however.

Most healthy people don't get sick from the bacteria, but smokers, the elderly and those with pre-existing lung conditions or compromised immune systems are at higher risk.

Officials said symptoms of Legionnaires' are similar to the common cold or flu.

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