CDC says that puppies as cute as they help may be making us sick. Let’s take a look at this story.
According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, puppies also linked to a multi-state outbreak. The infection that is resistant to multiple drugs.
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An outbreak strain of Campylobacter jejuni reported in 30 states and so far 30 people are infected, CDC said. Four people hospitalized but there are no deaths at these moments, the center added.
CDC says that Puppies are making us sick
Epidemiologic and laboratory evidence indicate that puppies purchased from pet stores are the likely source of this outbreak. Many of the cases had contact with puppies or were employees at pet stores, including Petland
Some illness dates back from January this year and people infected age from 8 months to 70 years old.
The symptoms include diarrhea, stomach cramps, stomach ache, and fever. This usually lasts for about a week or two. People usually recover without any antibiotics, according to the CDC.
Prevention is key
These are just some ways to prevent being infected is by washing your hands and if you have a new dog make sure to bring it first to the vet for a checkup.