As the name suggests, infant botulism commonly occurs in babies, specifically those aged younger than 6 months. Reports say the youngest reported case was just 2 weeks old and the oldest was 12 months. Infant botulism is an illness caused by the ingestion of Clostridium botulinum bacterial spores. Here’s what you need to know about […]
Infectious diseases are caused by bacteria, viruses, parasites and the like, and can be transmitted to other people quickly. Learn more about the types of infectious diseases in children, here.