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Nine employees and four shoppers were transported to Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth for medical evaluations

Nine employees and four shoppers were transported to Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth for medical evaluations

Today Biological Hazard USA State of Texas, Fort Worth [Buy Buy Baby, 4650 Southwest Loop 820] Damage level
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Biological Hazard in USA on Sunday, 14 April, 2013 at 12:49 (12:49 PM) UTC.

 

Description
Firefighters and emergency crews are at a loss to explain what made at least 16 adults fall ill at a children’s store in Fort Worth, Texas on Saturday afternoon. Emergency services were called to the Buy Buy Baby store at 4650 Southwest Loop 820 in Fort Worth twice on Saturday. The patients reported feeling dizzy, headaches and vomiting. The Fort Worth fire department said that when the initial call came in, two employees complained they weren’t feeling well and one became nauseous. The scene was cleared and business resumed. Then, about an hour later, the number who had fallen ill had risen. The store was cleared and fans were brought in to clear the air inside the facility. A fire department spokesman said carbon monoxide had been ruled out as the cause of the illnesses. No children were hurt, all of the patients were between 20-40 years of age, reports Nbcdfw.com. Nine employees and four shoppers were transported to Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth for medical evaluations. Three people refused medical treatment. There were no complaints from shoppers or staff at neighboring stores.
Biohazard name: Unidentified illness
Biohazard level: 2/4 Medium
Biohazard desc.: Bacteria and viruses that cause only mild disease to humans, or are difficult to contract via aerosol in a lab setting, such as hepatitis A, B, and C, influenza A, Lyme disease, salmonella, mumps, measles, scrapie, dengue fever, and HIV. “Routine diagnostic work with clinical specimens can be done safely at Biosafety Level 2, using Biosafety Level 2 practices and procedures. Research work (including co-cultivation, virus replication studies, or manipulations involving concentrated virus) can be done in a BSL-2 (P2) facility, using BSL-3 practices and procedures. Virus production activities, including virus concentrations, require a BSL-3 (P3) facility and use of BSL-3 practices and procedures”, see Recommended Biosafety Levels for Infectious Agents.
Symptoms:
Status: suspected

 

16 adults mysteriously fall ill at Buy Buy Baby store…authorities are at a loss to explain why

 

By Daily Mail Reporter

 

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Firefighters and emergency crews are at a loss to explain what made at least 16 adults fall ill at a children’s store in Fort Worth, Texas on Saturday afternoon.

Emergency services were called to the Buy Buy Baby store at 4650 Southwest Loop 820 in Fort Worth twice on Saturday.

The patients reported feeling dizzy, headaches and vomiting.

Firefighters and emergency crews are at a loss to explain what made at least 16 adults fall ill at Buy Buy Baby

Firefighters and emergency crews are at a loss to explain what made at least 16 adults fall ill at Buy Buy Baby

 

The Fort Worth fire department said that when the initial call came in, two employees complained they weren’t feeling well and one became nauseous.

The scene was cleared and business resumed. Then, about an hour later, the number who had fallen ill had risen. The store was cleared and fans were brought in to clear the air inside the facility.

 

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