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Deadly salmonella outbreak expands to 19 states; some papaya brands recalled

August 11, 2017, 10:22 am by CNN Health

Thirty-two more salmonella cases, including 10 hospitalizations, linked to yellow Maradol papayas from Mexico have been reported by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Friday, bringing the number of people affected to 141 across 19 states. This includes one death and 45 total hospitalizations.


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