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Summary on Causative Agents for Food Poisoning Outbreaks in 2014

Summary on Causative Agents for Food Poisoning Outbreaks in 2014

Months Causative Agents
Bacteria Chemicals Biotoxins Viruses Others* Total
Outbreaks Persons affected Outbreaks Persons affected Outbreaks Persons affected Outbreaks Persons affected Outbreaks Persons affected Outbreaks Persons affected
Jan -
Mar
29 99 0 0 4 8 27 181 0 0 60 288
Apr -
Jun
39 234 1 2 5 8 2 10 1 2 48 256
Jul -
Sep
52 227 0 0 4 11 1 3 0 0 57 241
Oct -
Dec
35 279 1 1 2 3 11 66 0 0 49 349
Total 155 839 2 3 15 30 41 260 1 2 214 1134

Notes:
1. The figures of outbreaks and persons affected included both confirmed and suspected cases.
2. * Other agents included agents other than bacteria, chemicals, biotoxins, viruses; mixed agents; unknown agents and outbreaks pending classification.

 


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