Undiagnosed Food-borne disease – India

49 cases of a foodborne illness after the consumption of kheer, a sweet dish, in the Bhanuvalli village in Karnataka, India.

On August 9, there was a naming ceremony for a baby and a dinner was included. All 49 patients, which also includes children, were at the dinner. These patients vomited and were taken to a local hospital. Most of them have been discharged from the hospital and returned home safely.

Photo: Artist rendering of a pathogen.

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