Health Minister on the Listeriosis Outbreak

Publication Date:
5 December 2017
South Africa, Governance, Health and Medicine

There's been an outbreak of a food-borne disease called Listeriosis. According to Food Safety, Listeria is bacteria found in soil, water and vegetation. It can also occur in some animals, including poultry and cattle. The Health Department announced this morning that more than 30 people have died following the outbreak.


South Africa on Alert Following Listeriosis Outbreak

Health Minister Aaron Mostoaledi has urged anyone displaying symptoms of Listeriosis, a bacterium disease found in soil, water and vegetation, which contaminates food sources, to ... Read more »

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