Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, December 27th, 2005
"Ciguatera fish poisoning (CFP) has been a significant and increasing public health problem in Hong Kong since 1980s. With growing demand for imported live coral fishes, the number of people who suffered from this disease has also been increasing," investigators in People's Republic of China report.
According to C.K. Wong and colleagues at the Hong Kong Department of Health in Kowloon, "An outbreak of CFP in 2004 was the second most prominent in record as compared with the most significant one that occurred in 1998.
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