Marking the fourth year in a row for such illnesses, federal officials are investigating an outbreak of multidrug-resistant Campylobacter infections traced to contact with pet store puppies.

At least 30 people across 13 states are infected with the outbreak strain of Campylobacter jejuni, according to an announcement today from the
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A year-long outbreak of Campylobacter infections has been traced to puppies sold by Petland Inc., according to a Monday notice from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

The Ohio Department of Health, several other states and the USDA’s Department of Agriculture Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service are collaborating
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