Author Interviews, CDC, Infections / 26.07.2018

MedicalResearch.com Interview with: [caption id="attachment_43528" align="alignleft" width="200"]https://www.cdc.gov/salmonella/backyard-flocks-06-18/index.html Dr. Megin Nichols[/caption] Dr. Megin Nichols DVM, MPH, DACVPM Lead , Enteric Zoonoses Activity Division of Foodborne, Waterborne, and Environmental Diseases National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases CDC Veterinarian MedicalResearch.com: What is the background for this announcement? Response: Each year, CDC and multiple states investigate several multistate outbreaks of Salmonella infections linked to contact with live poultry in backyard flocks. Seventy outbreaks of Salmonella infections have been linked to contact with poultry in backyard flocks since 2000.