Where Sick People Lived

Posted October 19, 2023

These outbreak investigations are over. Backyard poultry can still carry Salmonella germs that can make you sick. Always take steps to stay healthy around your flock.

This map shows where the 1,072 people in these Salmonella outbreaks lived.

These outbreaks may not be limited to the states with known illnesses, and the true number of sick people is likely much higher than the number reported. This is because many people recover without medical care and are not tested for Salmonella.