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Health department warns of soil, water and vegetation bacteria that has caused over 30 deaths in Gauteng

05 December, 11:58 AM

Pretoria – More than 30 people have died following an outbreak of Listeriosis.

Health Minister Dr Aaron Motsoaledi announced on Tuesday morning that while Listeriosis is a serious disease, it is a disease which can be treated with antibiotics.

The bacteria is found in soil, water and vegetation.

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