symptoms of listeria
Fever, diarrhoea, muscle pain persists when infected with Listeria. Those who are above 65 years of age and pregnant women remain at great risk of this infection. Apart from this, those whose immunity is weak can also be at increased risk. The disease can be serious for people who are pregnant, over the age of 65, or who have a weakened immune system.
16 cases registered in America
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, as of November 9 in the country, 16 cases of listeria had been reported in New York, Maryland, New Jersey, Illinois, California and Massachusetts. Including pregnant women. After the woman got infected, her child died. At the same time, another patient has died due to this infection. Altogether 13 people were hospitalized. Regarding this disease, the CDC says that the number of infected patients may increase further. There are many people who were infected. But recovered without treatment and was never tested.
Bought meat and cheese from the grocery and ate it
Most of the patients say that they have consumed paneer or meat. In New York, 5 out of 7 patients said they had purchased food from multiple locations, including groceries that sell international foods. At present, this infection is not limited to one state only. The CDC said that the samples taken from the patients were found to be infected with the same bacteria. In such a situation, it is being said that people have become ill from the same type of food. At present, health officials have advised people not to eat meat and cheese.
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