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4 visitors to NW. Minnesota hotel fall ill with Legionnaires'; pool, spa closed


February 19, 2019

A spokesperson for a hotel in northwestern Minnesota said Sunday that its pool and spa area will remain closed for another 2½ weeks after four visitors contracted the potentially deadly Legionnaires' disease.

The people became ill between Jan. 22 and Jan. 27 after visiting the Crookston Inn and Convention Center, the Minnesota Department of Health announced Friday. The four were not overnight guests, but all visited the hotel for various occasions, the agency said in a statement.


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