Biological Hazard in USA on August 17 2018 05:35 PM (UTC).

Common Alerting Protocol information

Category Env Pollution and other environmental
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-20180817-64301-USA
Event type Biological Hazard
Date/Time August 17 2018 05:35 PM (UTC)
Last update August 17 2018 05:37 PM (UTC)
Cause of event
Reliability of information Authentic source : Information from trusted source (newspapers, emails, websites). Reliability: at least 70%
Damage level High Damage level
Affected area Multi-counties event : Event affected several counties. It can not be more than 50% of the higher-level area (state, province, etc.)

Geographic information

Continent North-America
Country USA
County / State State of Kansas
Area Lakewood Park Lake, Saline County and Webster Lake, Rooks County
Settlement
Coordinate 38.96, -94.75

Number of affected people / Humanities loss

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

Biohazard information

Biohazard level 3/4 - Hight
Biohazard description Bacteria and viruses that can cause severe to fatal disease in humans, but for which vaccines or other treatments exist, such as anthrax, West Nile virus, Venezuelan equine encephalitis, SARS virus, variola virus (smallpox), tuberculosis, typhus, Rift Valley fever, Rocky Mountain spotted fever, yellow fever, and malaria. Among parasites Plasmodium falciparum, which causes Malaria, and Trypanosoma cruzi, which causes trypanosomiasis, also come under this level.
Disease, agent name Blue-green algae (cyanobacteria)
Infected person(s) 0
Species 2
Status 1
Symptomes