Atlanta hotel guest, 49, DIES after contracting Legionnaires' disease

Mail Online | 8/7/2019 | Associated Press;Mia De Graaf Health Editor For (Posted by) Level 3
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A hotel guest has died after contracting Legionnaires disease from bacteria in the air at the Sheraton in Atlanta, Georgia.

Cameo Garrett, 49, died on July 9 of coronary artery disease aggravated by Legionella.

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She was one of 12 lab-confirmed cases linked to the hotel, but officials are probing 61 other possibles diagnoses.

Garrett, who lives just outside Atlanta, spent a day at the Sheraton on June 29 for a service industry conference.

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In the days after, she came down with stomach problems, according to her father, Al Garrett, who lives two hours away in Augusta.

Mr Garrett,...
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