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The Playboy Mansion is Making Lots and Lots of People Sick

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Here's the latest chapter in the epic history of an estate that's definitely seen its fair share of sleaze: Hugh Hefner's Playboy Mansion has made 170 people ill. Guests who attended a fundraiser there have been complaining of flu-like symptoms and respiratory issues; the official diagnosis is legionellosis, or Pontiac fever. While the exact source of the infectious disease has yet to be pinpointed, "some have blamed a fog machine at the Playboy party, because legionellosis is a water-borne illness." Playing equals paying!
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· Number of Playboy Mansion outbreak victims grows [L.A. Times]