An ongoing outbreak of Salmonella infections traced to backyard poultry flocks has now infected 1,135 people across 48 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico, according to an update from the CDC.

Two deaths have been confirmed but the ages of the victims were not reported. A fourth of
Continue Reading More than 1,100 sick in backyard poultry outbreak; one-fourth younger than 5

Public health officials in several states are investigating outbreaks of Salmonella infections linked to contact with backyard poultry. There have been 163 people reported ill from 43 states. One-third of the patients are children younger than 5, according to the federal CDC

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Continue Reading CDC investigating multiple outbreaks of Salmonella infections linked to backyard poultry

One person has died and more than 350 additional people have been infected with Salmonella from backyard poultry flocks, according to a CDC outbreak update. A third of the ill people are children younger than 5 years old.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention last reported on the outbreak
Continue Reading Salmonella outbreak now involves 1 death and 42 states; live poultry blamed

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is currently investigating an outbreak of Salmonella Hadar reported in 28 states. There has been a total of 97 people infected with the outbreak strain. 

Seventeen people — representing more than a third of those with information available — have been hospitalized. No
Continue Reading Almost 100 sick in Salmonella outbreak linked to backyard poultry flocks

The July report for backyard poultry was bleak for the adults and children who care for them.

The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta reports that since June 13 it added 489 patients and eight states to the Salmonella outbreaks associated with backyard chicken flocks.

With the
Continue Reading Multiple multistate Salmonella outbreaks with multiple serotypes due to backyard flocks