By: Tina Hodges - Staff Writer
Feb 13, 2021
Playboy Mansion Illness
Playboy Mansion Illness Breaks Global Party - Health. Playboy hosted a conference at the mansion, which may be linked to an illness outbreak. The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health is investigating the mystery.
On Feb. 3, the guests were attending the event as part of the annual DOMAINfest Global 3 day conference. During the second night of the conference, there was a party at the Sky Bar on Sunset Boulevard in West Hollywood and on the third night, the finale party took place at the Playboy Mansion. Within 48 hours after leaving, scores of attendees reported an illness with symptoms including fever, respiratory problems and violent headaches.
Victims reportedly started tweeting about the illness and posting their symptoms on Facebook, and that’s when many noticed a trend. The health department was notified and according to the LA Times, the agency sent out an e-mail on Friday to all the attendees warning them that they had received a cluster of reports of people becoming ill after attending the conference and the event.
“It is scary everyone came down with the same thing at the same time. It knocked me on my a-. A lot of people are blaming the Playboy Mansion on the blogs, but you can’t be sure,” Elliot J. Silver, who attended the party, told the New York Post.
Four Swedish men who attended the event were diagnosed with Legionellosis or pontiac fever, a milder form of Legionnaires’ caused by bacteria that thrives in warm air-conditioning systems, according to the Times. Now, some victims are blaming a fog machine that was used at the party on Feb 3. However, the health department is also investigating the Fairmont Hotel where a party took place on the first night.Entertainment News Join The Conversation
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