June 8, 2016

Salmonella Outbreak 2016: Hundreds Were Sickened in 35 States

The Centers for Disease and Control Prevention, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service and multiple states are now examining multistate outbreaks of human Salmonella infection, which is associated to contact with live poultry in backyard flocks. There were seven outbreaks reported and a total of 324 people were infected from 35 states. According to CDC, the infections began from Jan. 4, to May 11. There were 66 people that were hospitalized and 88, or 27 percent of the sickened people, were children aged five years or younger.  Read More

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