The Pet Tree House - Where Pets Are Family Too : Puppies Spread Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria In Recent Diarrhea Outbreak The Pet Tree House - Where Pets Are Family Too : Puppies Spread Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria In Recent Diarrhea Outbreak

Friday, September 21, 2018

Puppies Spread Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria In Recent Diarrhea Outbreak


Puppy poop gave 118 people diarrhea in a recent outbreak caused by antibiotic-resistant bacteria, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports. Nobody died, but 26 people were hospitalized. And if the pet industry doesn’t change its puppy-peddling ways, these outbreaks could continue.

The CDC was first clued into the outbreak in August 2017, when the Florida Department of Health reported that six people had been infected with a type of bacteria that causes fevers, vomiting, and bloody diarrhea. By February 2018, the CDC discovered that more than 118 people in 18 states had been infected with the same thing: a bacteria called Campylobacter that’s usually linked to eating raw chicken or food contaminated by chicken juices.

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