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Salmonella strain in several states infects 92 people

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ATLANTA, Ga. — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and regulatory officials such as the USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service are investigating and monitoring an outbreak of salmonella infections in several states linked to raw chicken products.

As of Oct. 18, a far-reaching outbreak of Salmonella infantis has infected 92 people in 29 states; 21 people have been hospitalized. No deaths have been reported.

The CDC notes that laboratory and epidemiological data shows that many types of raw chicken products from several sources have been contaminated with the bacteria. The agency adds that people have reported. . .

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