• Rural Missouri hospital reports Salmonella outbreak

    6 days ago - By Food Safety

    Missouri's Perry County Memorial Hospital is reporting at least 23 cases of Salmonella have been diagnosed since August 6. And more than 30 cases may be involved in the outbreak, according to the Perry County Health Department, which does not yet know the source of the infections.
    Patient ages range from 2 to 68. Cases have presented to the PCMH ER and through the local physician offices. Of these cases, three have required acute hospital admission, two short-term hospital observation, and treatment, and one case has been transferred to a Cape hospital. To date, the others are recovering...
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