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CDC Salmonella Newport Outbreak Update - July 24, 2020

Submitted by tjsavage on July 27, 2020 - 04:48 PM

The CDC has provided the following information regarding the outbreak. Since the last update on July 21, 2020, an additional 87 ill people have been reported in this outbreak, including 38 from 8 new states: Arizona, Florida, Idaho, Maine, North Dakota, Nebraska, South Dakota, and Virginia. The outbreak has infected a total of 212 people infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella Newport have been reported from 23 states. There have been 31 hospitalizations have been reported. No deaths have been reported. A specific food, grocery store, or restaurant chain has not been identified as the source of this outbreak. CDC is not advising that consumers avoid eating any specific foods, or that retailers stop selling any specific foods. This investigation is ongoing. CDC will provide more information as it becomes available.

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