5 cases of ciguatera fish poisoning under investigation in Hong Kong

Health officials of the Centre for Health Protection, Department of Health, Hong Kong, are investigating 5 cases of ciguatoxin poisoning. All the cases consumed coral reef fish purchased at two different markets.

Travellers should exercise caution when consuming coral reef fish. Travellers can reduce the risk of ciguatera fish poisoning by following several measures outlined in the Sitata's Disease Description for ciguatera fish poisoning.

Visit our Health Library for more information on exposure to and the prevention of Ciguatera Fish Poisoning.

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