PRO/AH/EDR> Salmonellosis, st Virchow – Netherlands: Brazilian chicken

Salmonella — Netherlands
Chicken meat from Brazil is being investigated as the source of _Salmonella_ illnesses in the Netherlands. Between the end of 2019 and mid-February 2020, the National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM) identified a cluster of 6 _Salmonella_ Virchow infections distributed across the country using whole genome sequencing (WGS), but no epidemiological link among them was reported.
An outbreak investigation by RIVM and the Netherlands Food and Consumer Product Safety