PRO/AH/EDR> Salmonellosis, st Enteritidis – Australia (03): (VI) live poultry

Salmonella — Australia
Victorians with pet chickens have been put on alert after 9 cases of salmonellosis in 2 months were linked to the animals and their eggs.
The Victorian Department of Health issued a warning on Friday morning [26 Jun 2020] after 9 cases of _Salmonella_ Enteritidis were reported in just 2 months, with 5 of the victims the owners of pet chickens. Most cases are from separate households across the western and northern suburbs of Melbourne, with others identified in Gippsland and western