Wound botulism in people who inject heroin in Norway and the United Kingdom
ECDC/EMCDDA, Lisbon, February 2015
The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) and the EMCDDA released a joint risk assessment in February 2015,
on wound botulism among people who inject heroin in Norway and the United Kingdom.
At the time of publication, a total of 23 cases of wound botulism had been reported in the two countries.
The source of infection was thought to be a batch of contaminated heroin.
The pdf-version can be found here.