Timeline of Reported Cases

Final Update

Published on March 13, 2020 at 3:00 PM ET

This outbreak investigation is over. Always wash your hands after touching pet turtles or their environments. Don’t buy turtles with shell lengths less than 4 inches. Read more about how to stay healthy around turtles.

People infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella Typhimurium, by date of illness onset*

Epi curve of people infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella, by date of illness onset, as of March 13, 2020.

*n=35 for whom information was reported as of March 9, 2020. Some illness onset dates have been estimated from other reported information.

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