Kyrgyzstan – reports 28 botulism cases in first 10 months of 2020

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Health officials in Kyrgyzstan are reporting 28 foodborne botulism cases through Oct. 2020, prompting a warning for the public.

Of the 28 cases, 19 were reported in the Osh region.

In most cases, botulism begins acutely. It can manifest itself in people who ate canned salads or cucumbers, mushrooms, eggplants, other vegetables and meat products the day before.

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