Make Our Food Safe
05/19/2012

"Salmonella case numbers slow in Asheville area, but still climbing"

Ashville Citizen-Times | Casey Blake

"The number of reported cases in a three-month Buncombe-based salmonella outbreak is still climbing, but health officials say they’re seeing fewer and fewer new cases of the disease each week.

The total number of reported cases linked to the outbreak was 83 as of Friday afternoon, 62 of which involved residents of Buncombe County.

The Buncombe total increased from 59 to 62 cases over the last week. The total count includes cases of people who visited or otherwise had connections to Buncombe County and were believed to have been exposed to the bacteria here..."

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