Salmonella Outbreak Traced Back to New Mexico
The outbreak reached more than 30 states and those infected had contact with a live poultry hatchery, said the CDC.
The salmonella outbreak that spread to 37 states has been traced back to a live poultry hatchery in New Mexico, according to reports by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Researchers interviewed those who became ill and determined that 81 percent of them had been in contact with live poultry. It was also found that 59 percent of them are children ages 10 and younger.
The CDC is advising consumers to be wary of the symptoms, which include diarrhea, vomiting, fever and abdominal pains, and to wash supervise children to make sure their hands are thoroughly washed.
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