Dozens of people suffered from norovirus-like symptoms after attending a major Lego event in Bristol over the weekend.
The Bristol Brick show organizers say they are "devastated" and the investigation has begun by the city's health authorities.
Nearly 4,000 people visited the Action Indoor Sports Center to celebrate Lego, but after this event more than 40 participants began to suffer from disease and diarrhea.
One Lego fan who wants to remain anonymous said he was
not satisfied with the cleanliness of the venue.
He said, "The condition of the place left much to be desired."
"The food was not great and the toilets were not well maintained over the weekend, the washbasins did not work well and there was no hand disinfectant and similar things. “
“ At least 40 people I know were affected. “
The Bristol Brick show posted a post on its Facebook page Wednesday after an oon dinner that said:“ Thank you all for coming to our show, enjoying it and helping us raise money for two very valuable charities.
"We were warned that several people attending our event over the weekend,
" Unfortunately, no diseases were reported during the tour, so we shouldn't have warned anyone or identified the source at the time.
“Many of you will know that Bristol has recently seen more cases of Norovirus affecting schools, hospitals and other businesses in the area, and it seems that the combination of this plus plus 4,000 people through our door over the weekend contributed to the outbreak.
the same event at the same place as last year, without any known problems, so we're sure this is an unfortunate and isolated incident.
"As organizers, we are devastated that it has brought a flap to an otherwise successful show, of course, we wish
" Thank you for your continued support and hope that your memories of the show will not be damaged by these events! "