YEKATERINBURG, May 20 (Itar-Tass) - As many as 36 people have been hospitalized in a salmonellosis outbreak in Russia’s Urals city of Chelyabinsk, a spokeswoman for the city health department told Itar-Tass on Monday.
According to the spokeswoman, two patients are in grave condition. “All these people ate cream puffs sold in a shop at the Kurchatovsky district bazaar. Measures are taken to find out the manufacturer of these cream puffs. According to preliminary information, the pastry was made by a Kopeisk-based company,” she said.
Medics say the number of the infected is to go up, since the latent period ranges from six hours to six days.