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Newark, Trenton, Boston, Baltimore, Chicago, New York, Milwaukee see increase in Salmonella Sushi Outbreak and Recall

Today the CDC announced that a total of 200 persons infected with the outbreak strains of Salmonella Bareilly or Salmonella Nchanga have been reported from 21 states and the District of Columbia. All 200 cases are believed to be linked to sushi made with a raw yellowfin tuna product known as Nakaochi scrape.

190 persons infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella Bareilly have been reported from 21 states and the District of Columbia. The number of ill persons with the outbreak strain of Salmonella Bareilly identified in each state is as follows: Alabama (2), Arkansas (1), Connecticut (8), District of Columbia (2), Florida (1), Georgia (9), Illinois (15), Louisiana (3), Maryland (20), Massachusetts (24), Mississippi (2), Missouri (4), New Jersey (18), New York (33), North Carolina (3), Pennsylvania (7), Rhode Island (6), South Carolina (3), Texas (4), Virginia (9), Vermont (1), and Wisconsin (15).

10 persons infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella Nchanga have been reported from 5 states. The number of ill persons with the outbreak strain of Salmonella Nchanga identified in each state is as follows: Georgia (2), New Jersey (1), New York (5), Virginia (1), and Wisconsin (1).

28 ill persons have been hospitalized, and no deaths have been reported.

New Jersey has been hit the hardest in this most recent update with 11 new cases. Last week Boston saw a dramatic increase when 15 new cases were confirmed Massachusetts. Baltimore has confirmed at least 8 cases, and cities like New York City, Chicago, Milwaukee, and Hartford are sure to harbor a large percentage of the illnesses and hospitalizations that are associated with this Salmonella outbreak and recall in their respective states.