Das Titelblatt zum BfR Corona MONITOR

BfR-Corona-Monitor – as to 2–3 August 2022

Proven hygiene measures continue to play an important role in containing the coronavirus. For example, 67 percent of the respondents say they have washed their hands more thoroughly within the last two weeks. 48 percent have also used disinfectants more frequently in the same period.

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Reclaimed wastewater in agriculture: health risk from pathogens on fruit and vegetables?

German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR) advises against irrigation in certain cases.

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Ciguatera: cases of poisoning from ciguatoxins (algal toxins) in marine fish and shellfish

Ciguatoxin poisoning, or 'ciguatera' when referring to outbreak cases, can occur after consuming a meal prepared from certain marine fish or shellfish and is recognized as one of the most common non-bacterial seafood poisonings worldwide. While rare in Germany, ciguatera cases could increase in the future as the global trade of marine products continues to expand.

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