July 29, 2009: Salmonella Outbreak Reported in Maine

The Maine Department of Health and Human Services has issued a Health Alert as follows:

Six cases of an unusual type of Salmonella have been identified in Androscoggin, Cumberland and Sagadahoc Counties since the end of June. Four of the individuals were adults and two were children. The adults were associated with an outbreak involving 10 other individuals in a center for developmentally disabled persons. The source of the infection has not yet been identified. The epidemiologic investigation is ongoing.

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