Pet frogs linked to salmonella outbreak
SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- A new report from the Centers for Disease Control is linking small water frogs sold as pets to an outbreak of salmonella infections from 2008 to 2011.
The report, published in the Journal of Pediatrics found the infection sickened 376 people, mostly children, in 44 states and sent 29 percent of those infected to the hospital.
Experts say people should thoroughly wash their hands after handling any amphibian or reptile.
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