3 sick; SD Salmonella outbreak associated with baby chicks

South Dakota health officials are reporting an outbreak of salmonella associated with baby chicks.

The department says that three cases have been reported in the southeastern part of the state and one in the southwest. One case was a child younger than baby.chick4 and the others were adults.

It was not clear if the outbreak is related to an on-going outbreak that has sickened 163 people in 26 states dating back to 2011.

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