• Salmonella outbreak at seniors' facility linked to two deaths

    4 monthes ago - By Food Safety

    A Salmonella outbreak at a senior citizens' home in a German town has been linked to two deaths. At least 23 people have been confirmed with salmonellosis in the outbreak.
    Since June 26, two nurses and 21 residents of the Alten-und Pflegeheim Karlslust facility in Storkow have fallen ill. Salmonella Panama was detected in eight of the patients. Storkow is a town in Oder-Spree district, in Brandenburg.
    Seven people were hospitalized but four of them have since been discharged. Two people, who had existing underlying medical conditions, have died.
    The public health department of Oder-Spree...
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