By Jory Lange
Red Onions are at the root of a Salmonella outbreak that has 212 in the United States and sickened 114 in Canada. 47 people have been hospitalized in the US and Canada. According to the Public Health Agency of Canada, “Investigators have determined that red onions imported from the United States (U.S.) are a likely source of the outbreak.”
The red onions Salmonella outbreak has infected Americans in 23 states and Canadians in 5 provinces. The CDC’s most recent Salmonella case count in the United States is: Arizona (13 cases), California (10 cases), Florida (1), Idaho (5), Illinois (9), Iowa (10), Maine (2), Michigan (15), Minnesota (3), Missouri (3), Montana (11), Nebraska (5), North Carolina (3), North Dakota (3), Ohio (5), Oregon (51), South Dakota (6), Tennessee (2), Utah (40), Virginia (3), Washington (1), Wisconsin (2), and Wyoming (9). In Canada, the most recent Salmonella case count is: British Columbia (43), Alberta (55), Manitoba (13), Ontario (2), and Prince Edward Island (1).
The outbreak is expected to continue to grow.
- Norway: Hemolytic uremic syndrome caused by E. coli death reported in Oslo child
- Indonesia COVID-19 cases top 100K, Vaccine trial to begin in West Java
- DRC continues to report hundreds of measles cases weekly
- COVID-19 testing: Sputum was more accurate, Provides higher rate of COVID-19 detection
- Florida: More local dengue fever, West Nile virus reported
- DRC Ebola outbreak is ‘escalating’: WHO
- Plague in New Mexico: 1st case of the year reported