Health Department Advice on Campylobacter Bacteria Threat

The Department of Health has advised to throughly pick fresh chicken meat amidst the danger of campylobacter bacteria infected meats.

It is one of the major gastro disease in humans and could be found in chicken meats. A study from UP has found out that Metro Manila has some chicken sold contaminated with the bacteria.

The public are advised to buy fresh chicken meats free from foul smell and discoloration. Proper preparation of the meat such as washing thoroughly and well cooked meat would lessen the risk of bacteria infection.

Symptoms of campylobacter bacteria infection are vomiting, fever, abdominal cramps, and muscle aches.

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