Trichinellosis is a foodborne infection caused by an intestinal parasite belonging to the family Trichinella. Infection can occur through eating contaminated raw or undercooked meat. Symptoms include nausea, diarrhea and vomiting. Other symptoms occur as the disease progresses, including headache, muscle soreness, fever and facial swelling. Infection can be prevented by cooking meat to appropriate temperatures.
PHO Grand Rounds: Swipe right: Using the internet for public health interventions for sexually transmitted infections
This will be complemented by a presentation from Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit, describing their experience implementing internet-based STI contact management strategies, including STI contact follow-up using social networking sites and health promotion.