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Is Yersinia enterocolitica food poisoning serious?

Yersinia enterocolitica food poisoning is usually not serious. In most cases, it goes away on its own in one to three weeks. In developed countries such as the United States, very few people die from the illness. However, it can be more serious in people who have other medical conditions, including those with weak immune systems.

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Does Yersinia enterocolitica food poisoning require antibiotic treatment?
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Is there a vaccine for Yersinia enterocolitica food poisoning?
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