Salmonella outbreak in a kindergarten in Japan: fever and vomiting in 54 children

Overseas network, September 25 (Xinhua) Gifu Prefecture, Japan, announced on the 24th of this month that 54 kindergarten children suffered from collective food poisoning in miaogao nursery school listed in the county. The relevant departments detected Salmonella in the special meals provided by kindergartens and confirmed as the source of the incident. < p > < p > according to media reports in Japan, 205 children in miaogao Conservation Park ate rice, roasted vegetables with milk, salad and other food for meals on the 10th day. As a result, 54 children got sick successively from the 12th to the 23rd. The local health center detected Salmonella from the food leftovers and concluded that it was food poisoning. According to Japan’s food hygiene law, miaogao nursery has been banned from business on the 24th. A large number of kindergarten children had symptoms of fever, diarrhea and abdominal pain, according to staff at the nursery. Five of them were sent to the hospital. At present, all of them are in stable condition and 3 have been discharged. Salmonella is a kind of common food borne pathogens. People mainly get sick by eating food contaminated by Salmonella. The food causing Salmonella poisoning is mainly animal food, such as meat, eggs, milk and its products; it is less caused by plant food and mainly related to cross contamination. The main symptoms of Salmonella infection are fever, diarrhea and abdominal pain. The incubation period is 4-48 hours, and the course of disease can last for one week. Most people can heal by themselves. Infants, the elderly and people with low immune function may have severe symptoms after infection with Salmonella, so they need to seek medical treatment in time. Small habits of pregnancy not only affect the health of pregnant mother, but also delay the development of the fetus, don’t ignore