USA – 164 with Salmonella in 35 States tied to ground turkey, turkey pieces, and whole turkey

Food Poison Journal

As of November 5, 2018, 164 people infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella Reading have been reported from 35 states.Illnesses started on dates from November 20, 2017, to October 20, 2018.

Ill people range in age from less than one year to 91, with a median age of 45.

Fifty-six percent of ill people are female.

Of 135 people with information available, 63 (47%) have been hospitalized.

One death has been reported from California.

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