Salmonella is a group of bacteria that can infect animals and humans. There are over 2500 different types of the bacteria. They are a common cause of foodborne disease and causes millions of cases of illness each year. Salmonella causes two main types of illness: typhoidal and non-typhoidal salmonellosis.
This video takes a look at the bacteria, the diseases that it causes and how to prevent it.
More information about Salmonella can be found on these websites:
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Created by Ranil Appuhamy
Voice over by James Clark
Disclaimer: This video is for educational purposes only and you should talk to a health professional for specific health advice. Given the volume and changing nature of the evidence, information may not be complete, accurate or up to date.