100 Salmonella infections in the United States are suspected of eating a brand of cereal.


100 Salmonella infections in the United States are suspected of eating a brand of cereal.

Overseas network July 13, according to the U. S. CNN website news, the United States Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Thursday (12) (12), there are 27 people infected with salmonellosis and illness. The epidemic was not reported until June, but the number of infections has increased to 100 since March.

Symptoms of Salmonella infection include diarrhea, fever and abdominal cramps, and usually appear within 12 to 72 hours after infection with bacteria, lasting 4 to 7 days. The first case of this outbreak began to develop in March 3rd. Recently, one patient began to feel unwell in July 2nd.

According to earlier reports from US media, investigators found that a large number of cereal slices called "Honey Smacks" produced by Kellogg were suspected. Kellogg subsequently announced the recall of the cereal, and CDC urged people to throw away or return the cereal.

At present, the Centers for Disease Control and prevention and the food and drug administration are working with national and local health officials to further investigate the sources of pollution. (overseas network / Wang Mengtang)

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