822 ill, 6 dead in Denmark Salmonella outbreak

A memorandum from Denmark’s national serum institute, Statens Serum Institut to the Parliamentary Health Committee, reveals that as of Sept. 15, 2008, 822 cases of Salmonella Typharium U292 had been reported in Denmark and six deaths in people who may have been suffering from other conditions.

The source of the Salmonella outbreak, which dates back to the summer, remains under investigation.