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Salmonella outbreak

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Outbreak details
Total cases: 1,072
Affected regions
United States
States: 48 states and Puerto Rico
Cases and hospitalizations
Total cases: 99 (as of November 24, 2023)
Hospitalizations: 45
Deaths: 2 (in Minnesota)
Canada
Provinces: British Columbia, Ontario, Quebec, Prince Edward Island, Newfoundland and Labrador
Cases and hospitalizations
Total cases: 63 (as of November 24, 2023)
Hospitalizations: 17
Deaths: 1
Onset dates
Range: January 1, 2023, to September 25, 2023
Causative agent
Salmonella strains
Salmonella Soahanina
Salmonella Sundsvall
Salmonella Oranienburg
Source of outbreak
Linked to cantaloupes
Brands
Malichita
Rudy
Recalled food products
Whole cantaloupes
Brands
Malichita
Rudy
Other affected brands
Sold at
Retail stores in various states and Canada
Cut cantaloupes
Products made from recalled cantaloupes
Cantaloupe chunks, melon medleys, fruit mixes
Sold at
Stores in Oklahoma, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, North Carolina, Ohio, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia
Symptoms of Salmonella infection
Common symptoms
Diarrhea
Fever
Abdominal cramps
Onset period
6 hours to 6 days after exposure
Duration
4 to 7 days
High-risk groups
Children under 5 years
Adults over 65 years
People with weakened immune systems
Safety advice
For consumers
Avoid recalled cantaloupes and products
Wash items and surfaces in contact with recalled fruit
Seek medical attention for severe symptoms
For businesses
Do not sell or serve recalled cantaloupes
Sanitize items and surfaces in contact with recalled fruit
Ongoing investigations
Agencies involved
U.S. CDC
U.S. FDA
Canadian PHAC
CFIA
Efforts
Identifying additional contaminated products
Investigating potential cases

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