• Salmonella outbreak across U.S. linked to songbirds, feeders

    10 days ago - By Wood TV

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said a salmonella outbreak that's infected 19 people and hospitalized 8 is linked to songbirds, especially those that congregate around bird feeders.
    The CDC is investigating the outbreak in eight states, including California, Kentucky, Mississippi, New Hampshire, Oklahoma, Oregon, Tennessee and Washington. Those infected range in age from 2 months to 89 years old.
    No deaths have been reported.
    Salmonella is a bacteria that can lead to infection, often from ingesting foods or water infected with the it.
    Birds are known carriers of Salmonella...
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