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Global food markets increase risk of infectious disease

BMJ 1997; 314 doi: (Published 07 June 1997) Cite this as: BMJ 1997;314:1641
  1. Jacqui Wise
  1. BMJ

    Last year's outbreak of cyclosporiasis in the United States was associated with raspberries from Guatemala. The public health doctors who traced the source of the outbreak say that it is a reminder that the supply of fresh produce in many countries has become increasingly international.

    There were a total of 1465 cases of cyclosporiasis reported in the …

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