Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Cantaloupe Worsens

ATLANTA — The salmonella outbreak associated with melons from Chamberlain Farms continues to sicken consumers. On Thursday, the Centers for Disease Control raised the number of illnesses associated with the outbreak to 270 people in 26 states and also reported a total of three deaths in Kentucky caused by the outbreak. A hundred and one people have been hospitalized.

Two strains of salmonella — Tyhpimurium and Newport — have caused th

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