Puppies Suspected Of Making People Sick
Pet store puppies being linked to Campylobacter jejuni – an infection being spread to humans
By Marilyn Nelson on December 18, 2019
The Center for Disease Control and Prevention puppies, particularly pet stores puppies, may be spreading a drug-resistant infection. Eighty percent of people affected have been linked to the pet store chain, Petland.
The outbreak has been reported in 13 states, with 30 people infected so far. Four have been hospitalized. The largest number of infections were recorded in Minnesota (6), followed by Ohio (5) and Nevada (4).