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Salmonella outbreaks in Kentucky being traced to ‘backyard chickens’

By Mountain Eagle Staff | June 30, 2021

At least 17 people in Kentucky have become sick in an outbreak of Salmonella bacteria that are linked to backyard poultry, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. “One in three sick people is a child younger than 5 years,” the CDC warns. “Don’t let young children touch chicks, ducklings, or other backyard poultry.” The outbreaks have affected […]