All cases reported between 18e-25e August were linked to the same healthcare facility – and of the 11 cases, eight were healthcare workers and the rest were patients. Three of the four deaths involved health workers. In most cases, the symptoms were:
- Abdominal pain
What are the symptoms of Legionnaire’s disease?
The classic symptoms of pneumonia are:
- high fever
Doctors also reported severe respiratory conditions with bilateral pneumonia and X-ray images similar to Covid hantavirus.
Who is at risk for mystery pneumonia?
Experts say people with comorbidities like hypertension, diabetes, obesity, respiratory problems, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) or those who follow bad habits like smoking are more prone to the disease. The average patient age was 45 years and most patients had one of the mentioned comorbidities.
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