When People Got Sick

Posted February 23, 2021

This chart shows when the 22 people in this Salmonella outbreak got sick.

Recent illnesses may not yet be reported as it usually takes 2 to 4 weeks to determine if a sick person is part of an outbreak. The true number of sick people in an outbreak is also likely higher than the number reported. This is because many people with Salmonella illness recover without medical care and are not tested for the bacteria.