Update on an outbreak of gastroenteritis in Kaliningrad, Russia

  Published: 01.04.14 Updated: 01.04.2014 10:07:01

As of 26 March 2014, Rospotrebnadzor in Kaliningrad updated information on an outbreak of intestinal infection in Kaliningrad, Russia. From 22 to 26 March 2014 in total 74 people (of these 3 children <14 years of age) sought medical help.

Of these 52 were hospitalised. Salmonella enteritidis was found in samples from 47 patients. The source of infection was «shawarma» bought in a cafe in a market place. Measures are taken to stop the outbreak.