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Later infections in a deadly Listeria outbreak traced to sandwiches served in hospitals in England could have been prevented, according to an investigation into the incident.

The first outbreak patient in April 2019 was not confirmed for almost two months because Public Health England did not get the isolate for
Continue Reading Reporting delay likely impacted size of sandwich Listeria outbreak

The deaths of six people from Listeria infections linked to hospital food earlier this year resulted from serious failures in England’s public health system, according to a report published in the Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine.

Professor John Ashton says in the report that there was a
Continue Reading Former public health official says numerous government failures were behind hospitals’ Listeria outbreak