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1/11/18: Foodborne botulism suspected in two children

Two girls, aged four and six, have contracted botulism in the Brazilian state of Paraná.

Both cases were hospitalized but have now been discharged following treatment.

Foodborne botulism, caused by eating food that was improperly processed or held at improper temperatures, is rare but potentially fatal if not diagnosed rapidly and treated with antitoxin. Clostridium […]