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One Dead, 7 Sick from Salmonella Outbreak in KY


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A Salmonella outbreak in Hopkins County, Kentucky, has killed one person and caused another seven confirmed illnesses. The cause of the outbreak is still unknown, according to county health officials. Investigators have begun interviewing victims to see where or what they might have eaten in the days leading up to their illnesses. Officials from the health department tell they hope to determine the cause in the coming weeks. Often in cases like this, investigators don’t have enough information to definitively identify an outbreak source.

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