Spain issues international alert after country’s biggest ever listeria outbreak


Spain has issued an international alert after the number affected by the country’s biggest ever listeria outbreak rose to 150.

A 90-year-old woman has been killed by the infection as the health ministry said it was checking another 523 suspected cases of listeriosis.

The spread has sparked fears in Spain, which is visited by around 80 million tourists a year.

Listeriosis is usually caught from eating food containing listeria bacteria.

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Source: Sky News