salmonellaThe Beacon News is reporting that Kane County is continuing its investigation into a Salmonella outbreak that began at the end of 2006 and has extended into 2007.  From the report:

Though salmonella does not discriminate by race or gender, infants and elderly people are more likely to contract the disease, said Maria Montero, manager of infection prevention at Rush-Copley Medical Center in Aurora. In Illinois, between 1,500 and 2,500 cases of the foodborne illness are reported each year.