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CDC: Pet store puppies linked to antibiotic-resistant outbreak in 13 states

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CDC: pupies from pet stores linked to antibiotic resistant outbreak

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) warned Tuesday that pet store puppies have been linked to an infection outbreak among human beings in 13 states.

Thirty people have been infected with a strain of Campylobacter jejuni, according to a Tuesday release. Four hospitalizations have been reported, but no fatalities.

Symptoms from the infection include diarrhea, fever and stomach cramps two to five days after being exposed.


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