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United States of America. The health agency recommends against kissing poultry because of salmonella

United States of America.  The health agency recommends against kissing poultry because of salmonella

In light of the increase in salmonella infection, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) advised against kissing or cuddling farmed birds. The announcement came after 163 recently confirmed cases in 43 states.

And the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) urged “Do not accept or hug farm birds because they can spread germs in your mouth and make you sick.” The agency warned that poultry, such as chickens and ducks, can carry salmonella even if the birds appear healthy and clean, and that this bacteria can spread easily where poultry live and roam.

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The announcement came after 163 recently confirmed cases in 43 states. It has been proven that the infection occurred after contact with domestic poultry. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, a third of patients are children under the age of five. Since mid-February this year, 34 people have been hospitalized, but no deaths have been recorded.

More than 1.3 million cases of illness a year

Salmonella infection can cause fever, diarrhea, stomach pain, and vomiting. Most people recover without treatment, but more severe cases can be fatal.

The CDC recommends that you wash your hands after handling poultry and prevent children from coming into contact with birds. The agency estimates that salmonella bacteria, found in raw or undercooked meat, eggs or other food products, cause an estimated 1.35 million infections and 420 deaths annually in the United States.

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