The outbreak of Salmonella among 4 Greene County, Ohio women within just a few days of each other was the first clue that something was amiss, according to an article in today’s Dayton Daily News. “We don’t get four at one time,” GCCHD Health Commissioner Mark McDonnell said. “Usually, they’re scattered throughout the year.”
A Salmonella outbreak in Greene County, Ohio has thus far sickened 4 people, 2 requiring hospitalization, reports whiotv.com. All 4 victims are from Beavercreek and Fairborn. Greene County Public Health is working to identify possible exposures for the infected individuals, but no common link has yet been determined. According to public health nurse Amy…
1. Salmonella outbreak linked to Daniele Inc salami products, and, ultimately, to contaminated red and black pepper from Wholesome Spice Company and Overseas Mincing Spice Company. 252 people sickened in 44 states and the District of Columbia.
2. Shigella outbreak linked to Lombard, Illinois Subway restaurant. Hundreds ill.
Today, Misti Crane of the Columbus Dispatch reported as follows on the growing outbreak of E. coli illnesses in Ohio and Michigan:
Health officials in New York have linked a person’s illness there to the E. coli outbreak in Columbus and Ann Arbor, Mich., and are looking into at least a dozen more possible cases.