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Event title

Kyrgyzstan - 34 people get infected with botulism in Kyrgyzstan in 10 months

Event category

Biological origin - Infection hazard

Severity

Low

Event date (UTC)

2022-11-24 09:58:08

Last update (UTC)

2022-11-24 09:58:08

Latitude

41.431978

Longitude

74.467594

Area range

Multiple counties wide event

Address/Affected area(s)

Kyrgyzstan

100 cases of food poisoning have been registered in Kyrgyzstan with 437 victims over the past 10 months. 25 of them were cases of botulism with 34 victims. The Department of Disease Prevention and State Sanitary and Epidemiological Surveillance noted that home-made canned food poses a danger of getting infected with botulism.

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