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Sunland Link to 20 State Salmonella Sicknesses

A total of 42 individuals infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella Bredeney were reported from 20 states. The number of ill persons identified in each state was as follows: Arizona (1), California (7), Connecticut (3), Illinois (1), Louisiana (1), Massachusetts (3), Maryland (1), Michigan (1), Minnesota (1), Missouri (2), New Jersey (2), New Mexico (1), New York (2), Nevada (1), North Carolina (3), Pennsylvania (2), Rhode Island (1), Texas (5), Virginia (2), West Virginia (2).  28% of ill persons were hospitalized, and no deaths were reported.  61% percent of ill persons were children under the age of 10 years.