• Infections from all major foodborne pathogens down in Sweden

    2 monthes ago - By Food Safety

    The number of foodborne infections decreased in Sweden in 2020, according to a report on the surveillance of infectious diseases in animals and humans.
    Reports of Campylobacter, cryptosporidium, E. coli, Listeria, Salmonella and Yersinia infections all declined in the past year with at least some of the drop attributed to the direct and indirect consequences COVID-19 has had on surveillance efforts and results.
    Disease surveillance is driven primarily by people seeking care and during the pandemic fewer patients have gone to primary care doctors with symptoms consistent with common...
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