As of May 10, 2019, an outbreak associated with eating raw oysters imported from Mexico has affected people in 5 states
Most vibriosis cases reported to CDC are not reported as part of an outbreak, and some occur as part of a small local outbreak. However, larger outbreaks, sometimes involving multiple states, can occur.
- 2019 – Multistate outbreak of gastrointestinal illnesses linked to oysters imported from Mexico
- 2018 – Multistate outbreak of Vibrio parahaemolyticus infections linked to fresh crab meat imported from Venezuela
- 2013 – Multistate outbreak of Vibrio parahaemolyticus infections linked to several Atlantic Coast harvest areas
- 2012 – Vibrio parahaemolyticus outbreak in Maryland
- 2006 – Multistate outbreak of Vibrio parahaemolyticus infections associated with consumption of raw shellfish
- Find out about the danger of eating raw oysters
- Get tips for cooking shellfish
- See Interstate Shellfish Sanitation Conferenceexternal icon for current notice of illness outbreaks and shellfish closures, openings, and recalls.