For the second time in 2 years, a multistate outbreak of Salmonellahas been linked to papayas imported from Mexico. This one is being caused by Salmonella Uganda, a rare serotype, an expert said.

According to the CDC, between January and June, there were 71 reported infections in Connecticut, Florida, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and Texas. Among these cases, 27 hospitalizations have occurred, and no deaths have been reported. Information was available for 40 cases, and 28 of these patients reported being of Hispanic ethnicity, the CDC reported.

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