Multi State U.S. health officials reports outbreak of human salmonella

Posted on July 24, 2012 • Filed under: Tourist Food Poisoning, United-States

ATLANTA, July 23 (UPI) — U.S. health officials said Monday a multistate outbreak of human salmonella infections has been linked to live poultry. Officials at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta said a total of 37 people were infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella Hadar in 11 states: Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Illinois, Oregon, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Washington and Wyoming. Thirty-seven percent of people ill were children age 10 or younger. Read article

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