Sunday, 16 June 2019
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Outbreaks of Salmonella Infections in USA Linked to Backyard Poultry

Researchers at the CDC believe that Backyard Poultry are likely to be responsible for the spread of Salmonella in 21 states of US.

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A CDC news release says most of the ill people reported having contact with chicks or ducklings, which it says were obtained through sources including hatcheries and agricultural stores. The

The US public health researchers used the PulseNet system in their research process. This national network system is one of the subset of the laboratories connected with Each other By CDC.

The CDC published a report that most sick people were in connection with Backyard poultry and hence the center has urged people to avoid direct handling of these birds .

Backyard poultry from multiple hatcheries are the likely source of these outbreaks. Regardless of where poultry are purchased, these birds can carry Salmonella germs that can make people sick. Backyard poultry owners should always follow steps to stay healthy around their birds.

 

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