What are the symptoms of botulism?
Foodborne and infant botulism produce symptoms that affect the nervous system. The symptoms of foodborne botulism include:
  • Blurred or double vision
  • General weakness
  • Poor reflexes
  • Difficulty swallowing
  • Difficulty breathing

Infant botulism has a wide range of symptoms, including constipation, difficulty breathing, visual disturbances, poor feeding, weakness, and poor reflexes.

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1. What is botulism?
2. Who gets botulism?
3. How is botulism spread?
4. How can botulism be prevented?
5. What are the symptoms of botulism?
6. How soon after infection do symptoms appear?
7. How is botulism diagnosed?
8. What is the treatment for botulism?
9. What happens if botulism is not treated?