USD 69.74
EUR 79.24
RUB 1.05

More than 200 Kyrgyzstanis suffer from food poisoning in 2017

Since the beginning of the year 69 cases of food poisoning with 227 victims (without a lethal outcome) have been registered. Such data was presented in the press center of the Ministry of Health.

According to the department, the last case occurred in the Suzak district of the Jalal-Abad oblast on September 1. Suffered 16 people. They all ate ice cream. Of these, 13 people were hospitalized in a territorial hospital, three were provided with outpatient care. All victims were released from the hospital on September 2 in a satisfactory condition.

According to the Department of Disease Prevention and State Sanitary and Epidemiological Supervision, several hundred victims of food poisoning because of the consumption of poor quality food are annually registered.

«Poisoning associated with public catering enterprises, declined sharply. More often cases of botulism occur in everyday life and are associated with the use of canned home-made foods,» the Ministry of Health noted.

In 2015, 165 cases of food poisoning were registered. Suffered 366 people, 9 died. In 2016, 138 cases of food poisoning were investigated with 304 victims with 7 deaths. Of these, 12 cases with 16 victims are associated with catering enterprises.