Legionnaires’ disease outbreak sickens 12; 9 visited Disneyland
Disneyland has shut down two bacteria-contaminated cooling towers after health officials discovered several cases of Legionnaires’ disease in people who had visited the Anaheim theme park, authorities said.
The 12 cases of the bacteria-caused illness were discovered about three weeks ago and included nine people who had visited Disneyland Park in September before developing the illness, according to the Orange County Health Care Agency. Their ages ranged from 52 to 94.
The remaining three were Orange County residents who did not visit the park but lived or traveled in Anaheim.