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Nebraska Salmonella outbreak linked to live poultry
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention say Nebraska residents need to be aware of a human Salmonella infection. It started with interaction with chicks and ducks from a Missouri hatchery.
The South Heartland District Health Department Executive Director warns that contact with live poultry such as chicks, chickens, duckling, ducks, geese, and turkeys can be a source for a human Salmonella infection.
As of June 25th, a total of 66 people have been infected with the outbreak stain of Salmonella.
Five of those are from Nebraska.
The outbreak is still under investigation.
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