Lise Korsten

Lise Korsten

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Professor in the Department of Microbiology and Plant Pathology, University of Pretoria.

A look at what led to world’s worst listeriosis outbreak in South Africa

South Africa has had the biggest listeriosis outbreak in the world that resulted in more than 180 deaths to date. The Conversation Africa’s health editor Candice Bailey spoke to Prof Lise Korsten about the challenges around food safety in the country. What’s challenging about the pathogen that causes