Second death in widespread salmonella outbreak reported in Texas

September 10, 2015 12:46 AM

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A second person has died in a widespread salmonella outbreak linked to tainted cucumber imports that has made more than 300 people ill across 30 states, federal and Texas health officials said on Wednesday.

The latest fatality, in late August, was a Texas patient who was already suffering from serious underlying health conditions, according to a statement issued by the Texas Department of State Health Services.

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