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NZ Yersinia pseudotuberculosis – update

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NZ MPI: There is a total of 124 confirmed cases and 18 presumptive (suspected but yet to confirmed) nationwide. A total of 38 people have been hospitalised.

The people who have become ill with Yersenia have been interviewed on what foods they have been eating and this information has been cross-referenced, giving us sources to investigate further.

It is important to note that MPI’s investigation is over a range of foods.

Read the full article at mpi.govt.nz

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