You’re more likely to get a foodborne illness when you’re eating shawarma, donairs, and gyros than many other meat products because of how the meat is cooked. Follow these steps when preparing shawarmas, donairs, and gyros.
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Good personal hygiene is the best way to prevent foodborne illness. To wash your hands thoroughly, follow these steps.
L’hépatite A est une infection du foie causée par un virus. La maladie est généralement mineure chez les enfants, mais peut être plus grave chez les adultes.
Hepatitis A (Hep A) is an infection of the liver, caused by the hepatitis A virus.
Rubella, commonly known as German Measles, is an infection that affects the skin and lymph nodes.
Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), is a type of bacterium that's resistant to several antibiotics. In the community MRSA can cause skin and other infections. In a healthcare setting, such as a hospital or nursing home, MRSA can cause severe bloodstream and surgical site infections.
Meningitis is a disease caused by the inflammation of the protective membranes covering the brain and spinal cord known as the meninges. Meningitis may develop in response to a number of causes, usually bacteria or viruses, but can also be caused by physical injury, cancer, or certain drugs.
Shigellosis is an infectious disease caused by a group of bacteria called Shigella. People who eat food or drink water contaminated with Shigella bacteria can become ill with shigellosis.
Hand, foot, and mouth disease is a common viral illness that usually affects infants and children younger than 5 years, but it can occur at any age.
Cryptosporidium is a parasite that causes diarrhea in humans and animals. When a person gets sick, the infection is called cryptosporidiosis. Once infected, the parasite lives in the intestine and passes in the stool. Both the disease and the parasite are commonly known as “crypto.”