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48 million people in the U.S. get food poisoning each year; new report reveals the most common germs making us sick

Millions of food poisoning cases are reported in the U.S. yearly and a report has rounded up some of the most common germs that caused food poisoning in 2017. The report, which was published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), examined information from a database that traced food poisoning cases at 10 labs all over the U.S.  As per the CDC, at least 48 million people in the country get food poisoning every year. The new report did not take into account rates of norovirus infection, which causes about 20 million cases of illness annually.  Read more...

 

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