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US: More people fall ill from imported cucumber Salmonella outbreak

Fresh Fruit Portal: A multistate outbreak of Salmonella Poona that began in mid-2015 has continued to affect people this year, according to today’s update from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

After the recent update, the total number of people ill from the outbreak has reached 888. The CDC said two additional deaths were reported from California, bringing the total number of deaths to six, however the California Department of Public Health said salmonella infections were not considered to be a contributing factor to either of these cases.

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