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Massive cases of salmonellosis due to infected birds have occurred in the United States

Published May 27, 2024

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In the past day, the US CDC has reported 109 cases of salmonellosis across 29 states in children, males, and females, with the highest number in Missouri, Texas, and Oklahoma. The majority of cases were in children under five, and while many recovered on their own, 33 people were hospitalized with no fatalities. The source of the outbreak was traced back to domestic chickens and ducks, with the cause in Texas likely being a new strain of avian influenza, leading to non-standard pathogens. Salmonellosis can present with a wide range of symptoms, from no symptoms to severe gastrointestinal illness, and is often transmitted through contact with infected birds or consumption of contaminated food products.
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Over the past 24 hours, cases of salmonellosis have been detected in 109 people in 29 regions of the United States. This was reported on the website of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The largest number of cases have been identified in Missouri, Texas and Oklahoma. A total of 33 people were hospitalized. However, in reality, there could have been much more infected patients, since it turned out that many victims, for unknown reasons, recovered on their own without going to doctors or undergoing tests. However, 43 percent (in this case, the largest number) was observed among children under the age of five. The rest were distributed among older males and females. Fortunately, no deaths were reported. there were no deaths. It turned out that the source of infection was domestic chickens and ducks. The regional pattern of cases is unclear, except in Texas, where the situation may be explained by the complex epidemiological situation of a new strain of avian ...
Source: Rosng
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