Why Listeriosis is not a threat to SA’s tourism industry

PUBLISHED: Wed, 10 Jan 2018 15:45:54 GMT


Listeriosis is a disease caused by the listeria bacteria which can be found in animal products including cold cut meats, poultry and unpasteurised milk, as well as fresh fruits and vegetables. The reported death toll from the outbreak in South Africa is currently above 60.
Joining CNBC Africa is Prof Lucille Blumberg the Deputy-Director: National Institute for Communicable Diseases.

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