200 infected, 21 states & DC, 28 deaths from Tuna Scrape

Posted on April 27, 2012 by

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A total of 200 persons infected with the outbreak strains of Salmonella Bareilly or SalmonellaNchanga have been reported from 21 states and the District of Columbia from tuna acrape, according to the CDC.

190 persons infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella Bareilly have been reported from 21 states and the District of Columbia. The number of ill persons with the outbreak strain of Salmonella Bareilly identified in each state is as follows:

Alabama (2)

Arkansas (1)

 Connecticut (8

 District of Columbia (2)

 Florida (1)

 Georgia (9)

 Illinois (15)

 Louisiana (3)

 Maryland (20)

 Massachusetts (24)

 Mississippi (2)

 Missouri (4)

 New Jersey (18)

 New York (33)

 North Carolina (3)

 Pennsylvania (7)

 Rhode Island (6)

 South Carolina (3)

Texas (4)

Virginia (9)

Vermont (1), and

Wisconsin (15).

10 persons infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella Nchanga have been reported from 5 states. The number of ill persons with the outbreak strain of Salmonella Nchanga identified in each state is as follows: Georgia (2), New Jersey (1), New York (5), Virginia (1), and Wisconsin (1).

28 ill persons have been hospitalized, and no deaths have been reported.

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