One of the coronavirus’s unintended consequences was a surge in popularity of backyard chickens among landowners.
The CDC and multiple states are investigating several multi-state outbreaks of Salmonella infections linked to contact with backyard poultry. As of July 13, 2018, 212 people infected with the outbreak strains of Salmonella have been reported from 44 states. The illnesses started being reported in February. Thirty-four people have been hospitalized, and no deaths have […]