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Pet-Store Puppies Linked To Campylobacter Outbreak In People

Enlarge this image Campylobacter infections are common in dogs, cats and people. joshblake/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption joshblake/Getty Images We don’t usually think of adorable puppies as disease vectors, but they might actually be making people sick. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is investigating a Campylobacter outbreak in people and its link to puppies purchased from a chain of pet stores. According to the CDC, at least 39 people across seven states have confirmed or suspected cases of Campylobacter bacteria, which can cause diarrhea, abdominal pain and…

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