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Mar 16, 2023 10 tweets 5 min read
Thought of creating a🧵on #Listeria infection as more people are curious to know about it.
Firstly it's very uncommon in #SriLanka but recently a few deadly cases were reported of persons who visited Adam's Peak (#Siripada) during the season.
So here goes..
#MedTwitter #lka
1/n #Listeria infection is a foodborne bacterial illness that can be very serious for #pregnant women, people older than 65yrs and people with weakened #immune systems. Healthy people rarely become ill from listeria infection but the disease can be fatal to unborn babies,newborns