More than 8000 infected with gastro-intestinal infection in Germany.
Again, the source is not clear.
Dangerous infections than 8,000 people ill in Germany from Berlin, Brandenburg, Saxony and Thuringia to Anhau.
Doubt, but not 100% confirmed are noroviruses.
Norovirus is also known as Norwalk, SRSV, or is part of a group of viruses in the family Caliciviridae, are the most common cause of gastrointestinal illness, gastroenteritis in Western Europe and 90% of the epidemiological non-bacterial outbreaks of gastroenteritis around the world are closed hundreds of schools and kindergartens for gastrointestinal outbreaks caused by food in school canteens.
Covered by the epidemic children and students from Berlin, Brandenburg, Saxony and Thuringia Anhau. Ministry of Health recommended in gastrointestinal disorders, vomiting and diarrhea, immediately seek medical attention.
Are mobilized clinics and hospitals in these provinces to deal with the epidemic, which is caused by contaminated food in school canteens.
Health officials say the disease is gone from centralized cooking center Ryuselhau, Thuringia. In the first reports of the Institute "Robert Koch" Norovirus is dangerous. The virus can be transmitted through food that is handled by an infected person. The most common infection occur in closed or semi-closed communities, dormitories, ships, schools where the infection can spread quickly from person to person or through contaminated food and surfaces.
Blame for now throws a German subsidiary of French catering company "Sodexo" which provides many school canteens.
The German branch of "Sodexo" denies is responsible for the disease and emphasizes that the 80 chairs supplied by the same kitchen "Sodexo" registered cases of gastroenteritis were only four.
In another center for meals at "Sodexo" are identified 18 cases of the disease, provided that the food is delivered to the center of the 140 chairs.
Last year there were 52 deaths from Escherichia coli, 50 of which are in Germany, one in Sweden and one in the U.S., thousands infected in Germany and 15 other countries.
Then the German authorities accused Spain of cucumbers, later blamed North Africa, and the truth, do not seem to understand.