Sunday, 1 May 2016

Foodborne illness in humans

An outbreak is an incident in which two or more people, thought to have a common exposure, experience a similar illness or proven infection (at least one of them having been ill).

A general outbreak is an outbreak affecting members of more than one household or residents of an institution.

In relation to the U.K., Public Health England have a compilation of interesting statistics. The various reports can be found here.

 Posted by Dr. Tim Sandle