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Salmonella sickens 16 in Norway; source unknown

2 days ago   |   By Food Safety

A rare type of Salmonella has infected 16 people in Norway with the majority needing hospital treatment.
The Norwegian Institute of Public Health reported that the Salmonella Blockley outbreak had affected people living in several counties in the country.
The source of infection is unknown, so an investigation has been started with the Norwegian Food Safety Authority and the Norwegian Veterinary Institute.
People have fallen sick from the end of November 2021 up to the first week of January 2022. They are aged 1 to 80, and 11 of them are women.
Five ill people live in Trøndelag, three each...
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