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One person dead in year-long Canada-wide salmonella outbreak

Illnesses linked to raw chicken and turkey.


October 4, 2019
By CTV News

One person has died and more than 100 people have become ill after an outbreak of salmonella spread across Canada over the past year.

According to the Public Health Agency of Canada, the source of the illness is likely raw chicken and raw turkey.

On Tuesday, the agency said it has confirmed 110 cases of salmonella across the country. Alberta reported the most cases, with 36, while B.C. had the second-highest amount of cases with 26, followed by Manitoba with 24.

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