Russia – Suspected Salmonella outbreak linked to Makhachkala café sickens 39

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The Ministry of Health of Dagestan, Russia (computer translated) are reporting that 39 people have been hospitalized with acute intestinal infection.

Officials note that 39 people were hospitalized, including 12 children. The patient’s condition is assessed as moderate. The main clinical symptoms include fever up to 38–39 degrees, abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting and frequent loose stools.

According to the results of the survey of the sick, a single factor of transmission of infection was established, they all bought food in the Kazan-Kebab café in Makhachkala.

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