Love oysters? Pay attention to this warning
Public Health Insider
Public Health – Seattle & King County
Public Health officials are tracking multiple reports of norovirus-like illness (nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea) after eating raw oysters.
Since January, Public Health – Seattle & King County has received multiple reports involving as many as 39 people whose illnesses we believe came from eating raw oysters.
We talked with Dr. Meagan Kay, Medical Epidemiologist with Public Health, to better understand the risks of norovirus associated with oysters and how to prevent illness.
Let’s start with the basics. What is norovirus? [Read more…] about ‘Food poisoning’ outbreak linked to raw oysters