Day: January 10, 2018

ZA: Listeriosis outbreak worst ever, experts say

Herald Live: A further 167 people have contracted deadly listeriosis in the past month‚ bringing the total number of confirmed cases in South Africa to 717. It is the worst documented listeriosis outbreak in global history, according to food scientists. Sixty one deaths have been reported.
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Day: January 10, 2018

AU: Yet another cruise ship gastro outbreak

Australian Institute of Food Safety: It’s proving difficult to keep track of gastroenteritis outbreaks on cruise ships these days with 6 outbreaks being reported in Australian waters within the last 12 months. In the latest incident, approximately 200 passengers on the Sea Princess, a cruise ship bound for Brisbane from New Zealand, were struck with norovirus.
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