Health officials today reported 2 more Salmonella illnesses linked to mangoes imported from Mexico, bringing the case count up from 103 -- as reported yesterday -- to 105.
The 2 newly recorded illnesses were in California, according to the investigation report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The updated number of Salmonella Braenderup illnesses by state is as follows: California (80), Delaware (1), Hawaii (3), Idaho (1), Illinois (1), Louisiana (1), Maine (1), Michigan (1), Montana (1), Nebraska (1), New Jersey (1), New York (3), Oregon (1), Texas (2), Washington (6) and Wisconsin (1).
A total of 25 have been hospitalized. No deaths have been linked to this outbreak to date.
Those sickened range in age from 1 to 86 years old, with a median age of 30, according to CDC.
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