Infectious Diseases 2018

Infectious Diseases 2018

Chile: The largest Salmonella outbreak in years

9 January, 2018

Chile reports largest Salmonella outbreak in years, linked to homemade mayonnaise. Health officials in the Bio Bio Region of Chile are reporting a large outbreak of Salmonella that has affected 174 persons. The outbreak has been linked to homemade mayonnaise from the local “Dulce y Salado” in the city of Lota.
Health officials are investigating whether raw eggs were the source of the outbreak.