Salmonella bacteria

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Our Disease Detectives are at it Again

By | September 4th, 2015|General|

Our epidemiologists and food safety specialists have been hard at work, alongside partners at the county health departments, CDC, and FDA to investigate a large national Salmonella outbreak. As of today, a total of 66 cases of Salmonella Poona have been reported in 6 counties in Arizona. Many of these cases (75%) are in children [...]

Easter Chicks & Ducklings

By | April 19th, 2011|Preparedness, Prevention|

Guest blog by:  Craig Levy, Program Manager for Vector-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases Easter is just around the corner, and a lot of parents will be tempted to purchase cute little chicks or ducklings for their kids. Unfortunately, chicks and ducklings are common carriers of Salmonella bacteria and pose an infection risk to families.  At greater [...]