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PRO/EDR> Botulism – USA (03): (NYC) home-canned peas

Botulism -- United StatesOn 6 Jun 2018 at 1:30 pm, the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene was notified of 3 related women who had arrived at a hospital 4 hours earlier for evaluation for acute nausea, dizziness, blurred vision, slurred speech, ptosis, thick-feeling tongue, and shortness of breath. Two patients developed respiratory failure, requiring intubation and mechanical ventilation in the emergency department, and the 3rd patient was intubated at 7 pm that evening. The combination Read more [...]