NEW TECHNICAL NOTE - SPA AND HOT TUB TECHNICAL OPERATION FOLLOWING COVID-19 CLOSURE

Four children taken ill at Devon holiday park after all using same hot tub with rare drug resistant disease.

Two nine year olds and two 14 year olds from three different families have all been diagnosed with a drug resistant disease called ‘hot-tub folliculitis’.

Hot-tub folliculitis is caused by certain types of bacteria that thrive in warm water, wet areas and is referred to ‘Pseudomonas aeruginosa

  • Original Article: DevonLive
  • Date: February 2020

The owners of the Dartmoor View Holiday Park, the Haulfryn Group, said: “A case has been brought to our attention concerning an incident at one of our parks and we are currently investigating and talking to the family concerned.

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