People at Risk: Older Adults

Adults age 65 and older are at a higher risk for hospitalization and death from foodborne illness. This increased risk of foodborne illness is because organs and body systems go through changes as people age.


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  • SourceUrl: https://www.foodsafety.gov/people-at-risk/older-adults
  • Syndication ID: 18741
  • Language: English
  • Source: Health and Human Services (HHS)
  • Date Syndication Captured: Tuesday, July 02, 2019 at 04:24 AM
  • Date Syndication Updated: Thursday, June 04, 2020 at 12:55 AM

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