15 Feb '11, 3am

About 170 people have come down with a mysterious illness after attending an event at the Playboy Mansion

About 170 people have come down with a mysterious illness after attending an event at the Playboy Mansion

About 170 people have been afflicted with a mystery illness after attending an event at the Playboy Mansion (above). -- PHOTO: REUTERS LOS ANGELES - A MYSTERY illness has infected some 170 people who attended an Internet conference in Los Angeles hosted by the Playboy Mansion among other venues, health authorities said on Monday. The LA County's Department of Public Health said it is trying to contact all those who attended the three-day DOMAINfest Global Conference, for 700 internet professionals from 30 countries. 'To date, approximately 170 individuals have reported illness with symptoms mostly consisting of fever, chills, general discomfort and some cough,' it said in a statement, after the mystery illness was first reported on Sunday. 'The department is investigating several locations associated with this conference, including the Playboy Mansion,' it added, adding th...

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