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JOHANNESBURG - The Department of Health has discovered the source of the listeriosis outbreak.
The source of the of the #Listeriosis outbreak is the Enterprise production site in Polokwane— African Child (@ZikhonaTshona) March 4, 2018
Minister Aaron Motsoaledi on Sunday gave details of the latest developments and plans to contain the outbreak.
He was accompanied by scientists who have been working to identify the source of the outbreak.
The foodborne disease, which is caused by bacteria found in soil, water, vegetation and animal faeces, has claimed over 170 lives, with over 900 cases reported since January 2017.
Most of the deaths have occurred in Gauteng.