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Gastrointestinal infection outbreaks halved during the first six months of the COVID-19 pandemic in England but bacterial pathogens declined the least, according to a study.
Compared with the 5-year average from 2015 to 2019, there…
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An Australian state has recorded a decline in gastrointestinal diseases during the period measures were in place to control the coronavirus pandemic.
The study covered communicable disease surveillance in Central Queensland for six months after…
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There has been a drastic decrease in reported diseases including foodborne infections in Germany during the Coronavirus outbreak, according to an analysis.
Robert Koch Institute (RKI) experts found the COVID-19 pandemic and associated public health…
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Public Health is investigating an outbreak of gastrointestinal illness with diarrhea, vomiting, body aches, headaches, and fevers associated with a takeout meal from Saigon Vietnam Deli on July 25, 2020. A specific food or drink…
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Authorities in Singapore are investigating two outbreaks that have sickened almost 40 people.
The Ministry of Health (MOH) and Singapore Food Agency (SFA) are looking into the two incidents of gastroenteritis on Aug. 31 and…
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Shigella and norovirus increased but Listeria, Hepatitis A and E declined last year, according to gastrointestinal surveillance reports published by Health Protection Scotland (HPS).
In 2018, there were 115 reports of Shigella infections in Scotland.
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Effectively immediately, establishments involved in food poisoning incidents in Singapore face stronger penalties, according to the National Environment Agency (NEA) and the Agri Food and Veterinary Authority of Singapore (AVA).
Financial amounts will be increased…
Continue Reading Stricter penalties now in place for food hygiene offenses in Singapore
Two people have been ordered to pay almost £30,000 ($38,000) after making a false holiday sickness claim.
Martin and Lindsey Brown, aged 38 and 35 respectively, both from Chorley in Lancashire in the United Kingdom,…
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The operating license of a restaurant in Singapore linked to more than 80 Salmonella cases and one death has been terminated by authorities.
The National Environment Agency (NEA) said the action against Spize Restaurant at…
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