At least 1,000 people were exposed to what is believed to be Norovirus at a Santa Cruz, California, hotel. Santa Cruz County Public Health (SCCPH) has identified at least 80 people who were sickened as part of the outbreak. SCCPH chief of public health Bob Kennedy commented on the outbreak that, "We strongly suspect it’s
Bad food suspected after 8 are stricken
Bob Gardinier of the Times Union (NY) reports that eight conventioneers at a town hotel were rushed to area hospitals late Tuesday after they came down with apparent cases of food poisoning.
Town police and emergency medical service personnel responded to a call at about 9 p.m. at the Comfort Inn Airport & Conference Center, 20 Airport Park Blvd., where several customers were suffering from nausea, vomiting and diarrhea, said Chris Kostyun, shift coordinator for the town’s Emergency Medical Services.
Those who fell ill were at the hotel for an insurance conference, officials said.…
Colonie hotel has outbreak of food poisoning
Capital News 9 (Albany, NY) reports that as many as six people have to be taken to the hospital because of apparent food poisoning at a local hotel.
Emergency workers were called to the scene at the Comfort Inn in Latham. Guests were complaining of abdominal pains and three to six people were taken to…
A little vomit goes a long way
HotelChatter reports that Chicago’s Drake Hotel suffered some bad press recently, when 150 people became ill after eating at the hotel’s restaurant. Now one of them is suing.
The woman, whose name was not disclosed (maybe she doesn’t want it associated with vomit and diarrhea?) is charging Hilton Hotels, Drake’s parent company, with negligence in…
Conference attendees come down with mystery illness
W USA 9 News reports that some hotel workers in the District for a convention are being evaluated for stomach ailments. The 53rd International Congress of Hotel Concierges has been under way this week at the Mayflower Hotel. But Thursday night, a few of the 450 attendees began complaining of nausea and vomiting.
Health officials chasing hotel illness cause
Enquirer staff writer Jane Prendergast reports that health department investigators are still trying to figure out what made as many as 300 people sick after eating at downtown Cincinnati’s Hilton Netherland Plaza Hotel.
Of about 1,500 people who ate at the hotel between Nov. 29 and Dec.
3, an estimated 200 to 300 were hit with vomiting, diarrhea and other stomach problems, Dr. Larry Holditch, medical director for the Cincinnati Health Department, said today.…
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11 ill in Happy Valley food poisoning
The Centre for Health Protection is investigating a food poisoning case involving 11 people who ate at a buffet in a Happy Valley hotel on October 27. The nine men and two women aged 18 to 45 developed diarrhoea, abdominal pain, nausea, fever and vomiting after eating there.
Six sought medical treatment from private doctors…
Several hospitalised due to food poisoning
Several people have been hospitalised after eating beef from Mascot Hotel owned by the government. Many top officials who took part in the lunch organised by a public sector had to bear this.
It has been reported that the beef was imported from Denmark. Even though chief minister and public works minister attended the function,…
More victims of illness at hotel come forward: Elms’ kitchen tested for food poisoning
The Clay County Health Department said Wednesday that the number of people who became sick at a hotel is greater than they first thought, KMBC’s Peggy Breit reported.
At least 19 people went to a Liberty hospital with nausea, vomiting, and abdominal pain late Monday night and Tuesday morning. Most of those who went to a hospital were members of William Jewell’s cheerleading and dance squad. They were taking part in the Spirit Team Leadership Meeting at The Elms Resort in Excelsior Springs.…
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Hotel illnesses rise
The Kansas City Star reports that the number of people who felt ill after visiting an Excelsior Springs hotel early this week has risen to 73, but preliminary tests do not indicate food-borne illness.
The samples that have been tested so far showed no salmonella, shigella, campylobacter or E. coli, Gary Zaborac, director of the…