The CDC reports today that since the last update on September 23, 2021, 140 more people were added to this outbreak. As of September 29, 2021, 419 people infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella Oranienburg have been reported from 35 states. Illnesses started on dates ranging from June 19, 2021, to September 14, 2021.
State health officials confirmed three more salmonella cases in the Sierra Vista area, raising the number investigated to 24.
The cause of the outbreak remains unknown.
A cluster of salmonella was first identified last week in the area when 20 confirmed cases were reported, mostly in young children and adults.
A lawsuit was filed today against Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., the company whose Greenwood, Indiana, store was the source of a Salmonella outbreak between May and August, 2006.
The lawsuit was filed by Marler Clark and Greenwood attorney John M Reames on behalf of Ryan Merritt, a Greenwood resident whose son became violently ill and was…