A Botulism Outbreak In Miaoli Country

CF. Kuo

1991 Vol.7 NO.3

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On the 26 of December 1990, the Bureau of Food Sanitation of the Department of Health was notified by the 7th Section of the Miaoli Country Health Bureau that five aborigines of Tal-an Township had been hospitalized with suspected symptoms of bo-tulism Intoxication. A group of investigators from the Department was dispatched on the 27 of December with antitoxins. A field epidemiologicai investigation began in Mei-yuan village with the assistance of Dr. Hsieh of the Tal-an Health Station..