Sweden – The number of sick in the Swedish egg Salmonella outbreak continues to increase

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The number of people sick in a Salmonella outbreak in Sweden traced to eggs has gone up again to nearly 80.

The Public Health Agency of Sweden (Folkhälsomyndigheten) said 76 people were sick, which is up from 48 in a previous update.

Patients from 16 different regions have been confirmed as infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella Enteritidis.

Sick people include 36 women and 40 men who fell ill between early December 2022 and the end of January 2023. They are one to 91 years old with a median age of 35.

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