Kentucky among 29 states in salmonella outbreak

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Salmonella Outbreak
Salmonella Outbreak Courtesy: MGN Online

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- Kentucky is one of the 29 states hit by a strain of drug-resistant salmonella, according to the CDC.

The CDC says the salmonella is found in raw chicken products.

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92 people have become sick nationwide, with 21 of them going to the hospitals.

The source of that chicken is still unknown.

Symptoms from this include stomach pain, cramps, diarrhea, and fever. These symptoms can occur 12-72 hours after exposure.



The CDC recommends you always wash your hands after handling raw meat.