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Foodborne Illnesses Under Investigation By Health Dept. -Brevard NC


Last updated 8/2/2018 at 3:11pm

Reports of foodborne illnesses continued Wednesday afternoon as Transylvania Public Health (TPH) investigated the possible cause.

TPH began receiving calls about cases Monday morning, according to Tara Rybka, a TPH spokesperson, and staff is working with Transylvania Regional Hospital to find a common illness and source.

“We’ve activated epidemiological invest-igation to find links and to try to identify the source,” Rybka said Wednesday. “In that process, we go back several days into food exposure history, though we have not found a source yet.”

Simultaneously, she said, the d...

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