|Outbreak: Salmonella and backyard poultry|
|Product: Chicks, chickens, ducks, ducklings||Investigation Start Date: 06/26/15|
|Location: Multi-state||Etiology: Salmonella Enteritidis, Salmonella Hadar, Salmonella Indiana, & Salmonella Muenchen|
|Earliest known case onset date: 01/03/2015||Latest case onset date: 09/07/2015|
|Confirmed Case Count: 252||Positive Samples: 0|
|Hospitalizations: 63||Deaths: 0|
In January 2015, a coast to coast outbreak infected 252 people with four different strains of Salmonella infections: Salmonella Enteritidis, Salmonella Hadar, Salmonella Indiana, and Salmonella Muenchen. By the end of the outbreak on September 6th, 2015, all but 7 U.S. states had at least one person ill. 63 people were hospitalized but thankfully no one died. Click the following link to view the CDC outbreak page.