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Routine laboratory surveillance has identified an unprecedented and ongoing exceedance of spp. across the United Kingdom, notably driven by transmission, since 14 August 2023. Information from 477 reported cases in England and Wales, followed up with a standardised exposure questionnaire as of 25 September 2023, identified foreign travel in 250 (54%) of 463 respondents and swimming in 234 (66%) of 353 cases. A significant, common exposure has not yet been identified in first analyses.


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