European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC)

More than 130 people have fallen sick in 11 countries with contaminated chicken meat from Poland suspected as being the source of infection.

An analysis by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) focused on two sub-clusters of Salmonella Enteritidis sequence type (ST) 11 with 134 cases mostly reported

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Finland is the latest country to report Shigella infections in people returning from Cape Verde.

The Finnish Institute of Health and Welfare (THL) recorded eight patients with shigellosis in November and December 2022, with a history of travel to Cape Verde.

Based on typing, the strains in five of these

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Salmonella, E. coli, and Yersinia infections all went up in 2021, according to new data from the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC).

A previous article covered statistics for Hepatitis A, Campylobacter, and Listeria.

Thirty countries reported 61,236 salmonellosis cases, of which 60,494 were laboratory-confirmed in 2021.

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Statistics on six diseases causing the most food and waterborne infections in Europe have been published by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC).

The most recent data shows hepatitis A cases in 2021 were at their lowest since EU-level surveillance began in 2007, while five other diseases rose toward

Continue Reading EU data shows Campylobacter and Listeria up, hepatitis A down in 2021