Q Fever — Spain
At least 5 cases of Q fever have been detected in the Baltzola caves by the Health Department of the Basque Government since last December . Climbers use the interior of these cavities to train throughout the year. The outbreak of this disease forced closure on Friday [30 Apr 2021] of this natural space located in Dima and a popular destination for families and hikers on festive days such as Easter [4 Apr 2021].
The mayor of the town, Josu Gorospe, told DEIA yesterday [30 Apr 2021],