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Puppy-related illness outbreak found in Wyoming


December 26, 2019

The Centers for Disease Control are warning the public to be vigilant about washing your hands after petting puppies and dogs. An infection resistant to many drugs has been linked to contact with pet store puppies and has so far been reported in 13 states, including Wyoming.

Of the 13 states that have reported seeing cases of Campylobacter jejuni, Wyoming has so far only experienced one case of the total 30. Utah and Nevada have also reported cases (three and four cases respectively), with the remaining 22 cases all occurring further east.

Four hospitalizations have been reported, with no d...

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