North, Vietnam: Streptococcus Suis/20 people infected

Posted on June 28, 2012 • Filed under: Asia, Tourist Food Poisoning

VIET NAM – Porcine Reproductive & Respiratory Syndrome (PRRS), also known as ‘blue ear disease’, is on an upward trend; as a result, more and more people are contracting a bacterium virus called ‘Streptococcus Suis’ from pigs in North Vietnam. The Central Tropical Disease Hospital has admitted more than 20 people infected with the above bacterium, said Dr Nguyen Hong Ha, head of the hospital on 19 June. Read article

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