Salmonellosis

(Salmonella)

Salmonellosis is caused by the bacteria Salmonella. It is mainly spread by ingesting food or water contaminated by feces or through contact with infected persons. Diarrhea is a common symptom, in addition to abdominal cramping and fever. Salmonellosis can be prevented by thoroughly cooking meats and eggs, avoiding unpasteurized milk and practicing proper hand hygiene, especially after touching raw meat, uncooked eggs or live animals.

 

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2023 wildfire smoke exposure and public health in Ontario: Triangulation of evidence

To address these gaps, we leveraged this wildfire event as a natural experiment to quantify the effect of wildfire smoke exposure on selected respiratory and cardiovascular outcomes across Ontario’s 22 largest health regions (~80% of total population) and will present the results in this PHO Rounds.

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Updated 15 Dec 2023