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Summary on Causative Agents for Food Poisoning Outbreaks in 2015

Summary on Causative Agents for Food Poisoning Outbreaks in 2015

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
47 181 4 7 3 4 22 92 1 22 77 306
Apr -
Jun
35 120 0 0 11 19 2 37 1 1 49 177
Jul -
Sep
87 415 2 10 5 6 2 12 0 0 96 443
Oct -
Dec
28 142 0 0 4 8 0 0 0 0 32 150
Total 197 858 6 17 23 37 26 141 2 23 254 1076

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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