Tag Archives: Health Scare

HEALTH MINISTRY: VERDICT NOT YET OUT ON RAW FISH BACTERIA

The Ministry of Health said in a Facebook post today that it is jointly investigating the claim about the outbreak of Group B streptococcus (GBS). It will work with the National Environment Agency (NEA) and the Agri-Food & Veterinary Authority of Singapore (AVA) to investigate claims about individuals falling ill or being hospitalized as a result of bacteria found in raw fish and sashimi.

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DOCTORS SAY AVOID SASHIMI AND RAW FISH FOR THE TIME BEING?

Please avoid sashimi n raw fish this season. Just a heads up. My friend's husband was admitted into hospital abt 10 days ago. Had high fever, joint pain. He was diagnosed with grp B strep bacteria infection. From eating raw fish. He ate sashimi at tam po po at liang court 2 days and raw fish in chinatown 5 days before fever.He ended up with 2 surgery and may have to go thru knee replacement surgery cos the bacteria infected his joints n ate away his cartiledge.

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