Salmonella cases reported in Northern Kentucky | News
COVINGTON, KY (FOX19)- The Northern Kentucky Health Department has reported two cases of salmonella, which have been linked to cantaloupes grown in Indiana.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that of 178 people infected in 21 states, two people have died and 62 have been hospitalized.
The FDA said Wednesday that the outbreak has been linked to a farm in Owensville, Ind. The Kentucky Department of Public Health is recommending that consumers not eat cantaloupe from southwestern Indiana.
Symptoms of Salmonella include diarrhea, cramps and fever. Salmonellosis usually lasts between four and seven days. Children may show mild symptoms or they could be infected and show no symptoms.
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