USA – Nationwide Onion Outbreak will likely be over 1,000 by Christmas -Salmonella

Food Poison Journal

As of November 12, 2021, 892 people infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella Oranienburg have been reported from 38 states and Puerto Rico. Illnesses started on dates ranging from May 31, 2021, to October 25, 2021.

Sick people range in age from less than 1 year to 101 years, with a median age of 37, and 58% are female. Of 571 people with information available, 183 (32%) have been hospitalized.

According to other publicly available data, we expect to see the number of sickened in this outbreak to crest 1,000.

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