The number of people being treated for dysentery — apparently after eating oysters — has soared to 72 in 21 prefectures, mainly in western Japan, health authorities said Saturday.
The Health, Labor and Welfare Ministry said it started receiving reports of dysentery in Mie and Yamaguchi prefectures late last month, where a total of nine people were found to have contracted the disease after consuming oysters.
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