Mysterious Bacteria Salmonella Attacks 35 US States

NEW YORK – The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said yesterday that they are investigating the cause of the outbreak Salmonella bacteria which caused 419 people in 35 states to fall ill.

As reported by the United Press International news agency Friday (1/10/2021), reported public health officials have not linked this disease with certain foods and asked the public to help trace the cause of its occurrence. READ ALSO – Scientists Develop Anti-Bacterial Bandage from Durian Skin

Of the hundreds of patients, 66 of them were hospitalized. The CDC said the agency began receiving reports of individuals falling ill with the salmonella bacteria on August 30 and peaked at 25 cases a day in late August and early September.

Symptoms of Salmonella include diarrhea, fever, vomiting, dryness of the mouth and throat and dizziness.

The CDC says symptoms usually start six hours after the bacteria enter the body.

Most patients recover without treatment between four to seven days after contracting bacteria the.

Children under the age of five, the elderly aged 65 and over and those with low immune systems are more likely to experience severe symptoms.

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