ATLANTA (WSB / CNN) – The Georgia Department of Health investigates three confirmed cases of Legionnaires' illness that may have come from a hotel in the center of Atlanta.
A number of guests complained of lung problems after a convention two weeks ago.
Legionnaires' disease is a type of lung infection caused by bacteria that live in warm water. disease by inhalation of bacteria.
On Monday evening, Sheraton released this statement: "The health and safety of our guests is our top priority, and as a result, we have decided to close the hotel while we wait for results, because of the abundance of caution. guests with upcoming bookings to help guide them to other nearby hotels.The guests whose reservations have been canceled will receive a full refund. "
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