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Campylobacter Outbreak in Syracuse Tied to Hinerwadel's Raw Clams

The Onondaga County (NY) Health Department is currently investigating a Campylobacter outbreak among attendees at a clambake at Hinerwadel's restaurant in Syracuse. The Health Department says that all of the 60 confirmed Campylobacter illnesses have been linked to a September 15 event for the CNY Builders Exchange held at Hinderwadel's. Approximately 3,800 people attended the event, so it is likely that the number of confirmed ill will grow as others report their illnesses.

Notably, this is not the first time that Hinerwadel's has been the source of a large Campylobacter outbreak. Exactly two years before the current outbreak, Hinerwadel's clams caused a Campylobacter outbreak that sickened at least 236 people. In theGuillain-Barré Syndrome (GBS). GBS affects the peripheral nervous system and can cause paralysis.

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