‘ONE HOUR TO LIVE’ Brit dad fighting for his life after getting Legionnaires diseases at same hotel where two UK nationals died

Published on 08/27/2019 | by Waterline Admin

A BRITISH dad was left fighting for his life after contracting Legionnaires’ disease at the same hotel where two other guests died from the same bug.

Scot James Cooper, 59, was given just an hour to live before lapsing into a four-day coma when he returned from the Kalofer Hotel, in Bulgaria, last year.

His wife Janet, from Dunfermline, said she told the hotel but was horrified to learn that two holidaymakers had died from the same condition after staying at the same hotel this June.

The 59-year-old spent three weeks in hospital in Kirkcaldy after returning to Scotland with a dry cough.

Janet explained that her husband’s breathing became laboured and he was diagnosed with a chest infection and given antibiotics.

Things soon took a turn a turn for the worse, and the Scottish stonemason was rushed to hospital where he lapsed into a coma.

It was here he was diagnosed with sepsis and pneumonia Legionella.

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