Day: July 24, 2021

Norovirus outbreak in UK and Hong Kong linked to oysters

Persons are sick in the UK and Hong Kong after consuming oysters contaminated with norovirus.

Stories recommend a minimum of 100 persons are in poor health within the UK with 12 circumstances in Hong Kong from uncooked oysters produced by Whitstable Oyster Firm within the UK.

Specialists from Public Well being England (PHE), the Meals Requirements Company (FSA) and environmental well being groups in Thanet and Canterbury in England are investigating stories of individuals falling in poor health with vomiting and diarrhea after consuming oysters in late Could and early June.

“We’re supporting PHE and the native authorities’ investigations into an outbreak of suspected norovirus and we’re reiterating our recommendation to customers that they need to pay attention to the dangers of consuming uncooked oysters. Aged individuals, pregnant girls, very younger kids and individuals who have a weakened immune system ought to keep away from consuming uncooked or evenly cooked

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