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CDC Update: 838 Salmonella Cases in 38 States Linked to Imported Cucumbers

Filed in National Health News 11/19/15 at 4:43 pm     1147     Food Safety News

The latest update from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) shows that, as of Nov. 18, 2015, 838 people from 38 states have reportedly been infected with the outbreak strains of Salmonella Poona linked to cucumbers imported from Mexico.

That is an increase of 71 cases since the last update on Oct. 14, CDC stated. Of the total, 165 people have been hospitalized and four deaths have been reported (one each from Arizona, California, Oklahoma and Texas).

 

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