At least 11 sick with salmonella in Mississippi

Officials at Magnolia Regional Health Center in Corinth, Miss. say the hospital has received 11 positive salmonella cultures since Nov. 28 and some cases have been hospitalized.

A definitive source is yet to be determined.

State health officials have interviewed the patients to find out what foods they’d eaten. They also are taking food samples from local restaurants. No restaurants have been closed by the state.

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