HealthDay News — The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued an alert about a multistate outbreak of Listeria monocytogenes infections.

The outbreak of Listeria has been reported in three states. All 10 infected people were hospitalized and 1 death was reported in Florida.

All those infected have reported eating Italian-style meats, such as salami, mortadella, and prosciutto, either prepackaged deli meats or meats sliced at deli counters. The investigation is in process to see if a specific type of deli meat or common supplier is linked to illness.

The CDC said it will provide additional information as it becomes available.


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