300 Cases of Salmonella Mbandaka reported in EU/EEA since September 2021

On March 21, 2024, the ECDC and EFSA published a report, “Multi-country outbreak of Salmonella Mbandaka ST413 linked to consumption of chicken meat products in the EU/EEA and the UK – first update”. A cross-border outbreak of Salmonella Mbandaka ST413 has been ongoing in the European Union/European Economic Area (EU/EEA) and the United Kingdom (UK) for over two years since September 2021. By March 15, 2024, 300 cases have been reported in Estonia (n=3), Finland (n=98), France (n=16), Germany (n=2), Ireland (n=7), the Netherlands (n=1), and the UK (n=173). Twenty-three cases were hospitalized; six cases had septicemia, and one case died in the UK, indicating that this salmonellosis outbreak is of moderate severity. https://www.ecdc.europa.eu/sites/default/files/documents/ROA_S.%20Mbandaka_2022-33-42_281122_final.pdf

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