Important reminder!Over 200 people have been infected. Don’t eat this raw…

2022-06-16 0 By

Winter is the peak season for norovirus. Recently, there have been several cases of norovirus infection from eating raw oysters in South Korea, and norovirus has been detected in shellfish farms in many places, which has aroused high concern.South Korea’s Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries warned consumers not to eat raw oysters.In South Korea, people like to eat oysters raw to taste their original taste, especially in winter when they are at their richest.However, the Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency (KCDC) said that people in many parts of South Korea have recently experienced vomiting and diarrhea caused by eating raw oysters.The main cause is the detection of norovirus in shellfish such as oysters.According to the latest figures, the number of norovirus cases in South Korea has exceeded 200 this month, with young people in their 20s and 30s accounting for nearly half.To this, south Korean Marine fisheries agency respectively in the near future also to the national home oyster farms were tested, the result found with past only waters in the south of Han Guotong camp, koje farms appear, such as viruses, also for the first time this year in the west of zhong qing south road and incheon area to detect the virus, and showed a trend of spreading across the country.South Korean Marine fisheries agency speculate that this may be related to rainfall last year led to the more the more than on land, such as virus with rainwater flows into the sea, for production and processing enterprises in ensuring oyster safety delay before shipment, at the same time, strict regulation related businesses in the oyster products logo on the label “heating cooking food” again after sales, to remind consumers not to eat raw.South Korean oysters are not only popular among local people, but also exported overseas.Reporters also immediately contacted the relevant departments, the person in charge said it was not clear whether the oysters infected with norovirus had been exported to the Chinese market.The reporter learned from shaanxi CDC that winter is the season with high incidence of norovirus and other viral infectious diarrhea, which has the characteristics of rapid onset, rapid spread and wide coverage. It is suggested that the public pay attention to food hygiene and do a good job of health protection. (1) Develop good health habits to prevent diseases from entering the mouth.Use soap or hand sanitizer and wash hands with running water, do not wipe hands with dirty towels, wash hands before eating, after using the toilet and after touching dirty things, avoid dirty hands touching mouth, eyes and nose;(2) Pay attention to food hygiene, do not eat spoiled food, drink boiled water do not drink raw water, do not eat raw and cold unclean food, raw and cooked food to separate;(3) Clean up vomit and excreta in time, and do environmental disinfection.(4) In case of symptoms similar to infectious diarrhea, patients should go to the hospital for treatment in time.