Legionella Found At Playboy Mansion
April 1, 2011
The Los Angeles Times reported L.A. County public health officials recently identified Legionella bacteria, which causes Legionnaires’ disease, at a water source at the Playboy Mansion. Health officials said people became ill after they attended DomainFest’s conference in early February, which culminated with a fundraiser at the mansion. Public health officials have suspected Legionnaires’ disease in the outbreak, but the report adds other bacteria and viruses have not been ruled out because Legionella bacteria are commonly found in moist environments.