The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that turtles have infected 21 people in 13 states with a Salmonella strain, sending seven to the hospital. None have died.

CDC’s report says Salmonella Oranienburg is the outbreak strain, infecting the 21 people. Epidemiologic and traceback evidence indicate that contact
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