Biological Hazard in Denmark on October 20 2017 12:23 PM (UTC).

Common Alerting Protocol information

Category Health Medical and public health
Certainty Observed Determined to have occurred or to be ongoing
Scope Public For general dissemination to unrestricted audiences
Severity Severe Significant threat to life or property
Urgency Past Responsive action is no longer required

Base data

EDIS Number BH-20171020-60286-DNK
Event type Biological Hazard
Date/Time October 20 2017 12:23 PM (UTC)
Last update October 20 2017 12:25 PM (UTC)
Cause of event
Reliability of information Authentic source : Information from trusted source (newspapers, emails, websites). Reliability: at least 70%
Damage level Medium Damage level
Affected area Local event : The affected area up to a few kilometers

Geographic information

Continent Europe
Country Denmark
County / State Province of Zeland
Area
Settlement Haslev
Coordinate 55.33, 11.96

Number of affected people / Humanities loss

Dead person(s) 2
Injured person(s) 0
Missing person(s) 0
Evacuated/rescued person(s) 0
Affected person(s) 0
Foreign people 0

Biohazard information

Biohazard level 1/4 - Low
Biohazard description Bacteria and viruses including Bacillus subtilis, canine hepatitis, Escherichia coli, varicella (chicken pox), as well as some cell cultures and non-infectious bacteria. At this level precautions against the biohazardous materials in question are minimal, most likely involving gloves and some sort of facial protection. Usually, contaminated materials are left in open (but separately indicated) waste receptacles. Decontamination procedures for this level are similar in most respects to modern precautions against everyday viruses (i.e.: washing one's hands with anti-bacterial soap, washing all exposed surfaces of the lab with disinfectants, etc). In a lab environment, all materials used for cell and/or bacteria cultures are decontaminated via autoclave.
Disease, agent name Mass Food-poisoning (toxic mushrooms)
Infected person(s) 9
Species 1
Status 1
Symptomes