September 1998 Issue
Record-Breaking Heat Triggers Raw Oyster Concern
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is warning Americans not to eat raw or undercooked oystersor other mollusks or shellfishbecause of heightened risk of contamination with Vibrio parahaemolyticus bacteria. The warning comes a year after the largest North American outbreak on record of infection with Vibrio, traced to contaminated oysters from the Pacific Northwest. In that outbreak, 209 people became ill and one died. So far this year, the number of cases
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