CDC Reports that Nearly 56% of Salmonella Victims Are Under 18
Posted on Jan 27, 2009
In a frightening revelation made public earlier today, the Center for Disease Control announced that over half of those who have been afflicted with salmonella in this tainted peanut butter food poisoning outbreak are children 18 years of age or younger. According to the CDC, this number is puzzling because salmonella-related health problems are more commonly associated with the elderly rather than younger people, whose reported problems with salmonella have been drastically reduced with the advent of nut-free and peanut-free schools.
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