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Summary on Causative Agents for Food Poisoning Outbreaks in 2024

Summary on Causative Agents for Food Poisoning Outbreaks in 2024


(Information as at 10 May 2024)

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
11 51 0 0 5 8 11 28 28 95 55 182
Apr -
Jun
1 4 1 1 2 3 0 0 1 4 5 12
Jul -
Sep
Oct -
Dec
Total 12 55 1 1 7 11 11 28 29 99 60 194

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.