The Hound was worried enough about the regular flu. Then came H1N1 flu, which has claimed five Lake County folks, including a teen girl and a boy, 12. Now comes word of an outbreak of Legionnaires' disease in a Vernon Hills old folks home. Is it time to head for the bunker?
A few years back there was this movie, "Outbreak", which if The Hound recalls, starred Dustin Hoffman and a cast of a thousand microbes. These viruses hanging around Lake County is enough for The Hound to head north across the Cheddar Curtin into Kenosha County. You don't hear of any wierd viruses up north, ya hey der. Unless one considers being a Packer fan is caused by something in the air...or water.
So far, this outbreak of Legionella phnemophila has claimed two elderly individuals, while four other cases have been confirmed. County health officials affirm the outbreak is confined to the retirement center.
That eases The Hound's paranoia a little bit, but the bunker is looking better and better in the short term.