Swedish well being officers are investigating a nationwide outbreak of Salmonella that has affected a dozen folks.
Twelve Salmonella enteritidis instances have been linked by entire genome sequencing (WGS).
Eight of the sufferers are kids youthful than 10. The sufferers reside in 10 completely different areas of the nation. The identical variety of men and women have fallen unwell.
The primary affected person was reported in December 2020 however all of the others turned unwell after Jan. 20, 2021.
Native infectious ailments models and Folkhälsomyndigheten (the Public Well being Company of Sweden) are investigating to establish the supply of infections.
It has been confirmed by WGS that the outbreak will not be associated to the one in Europe and the UK linked to hen from Poland. On this outbreak, Sweden has recorded six sufferers, two in 2019 and 4 in 2020.
Folkhälsomyndigheten can also be investigating an increase