37 children ill with E.coli food poisoning

Health officials have found dairy products contaminated with E.coli bacteria in Tolyatti. At least 37 children became ill, 28 of whom were hospitalized.

Travellers in this area can reduce their risk of exposure to E.coli gastroenteritis (and travellers diarrhoae) by taking all necessary precautions to avoid consuming contaminated food and water.)

Visit our Health Library for more information on exposure to and the prevention of Food and Water Contamination and Traveller's Diarrhoea.

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