Western Australia records an increase in salmonella infection in tourists returning from Bali

Health authorities in Western Australia have traced the increase in reported cases of salmonella infections to returning travellers from Bali. The number of reported cases who became infected with salmonella in Bali increased more than four-fold - from 63 to 296.

Travellers are reminded that they can reduce their risk of food poisoning due to salmonella by following strict food and water precautions even in common tourist destinations.

Visit our Health Library for more information on exposure to and the prevention of Salmonellosis.

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