Health officials in Michigan are warning residents about a rising number of salmonella cases from ducks and chickens. According to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, 20 cases have been reported through March 2nd, from direct contact with live baby chicks or ducklings. Six people have been hospitalized. According to the department’s chief medical executive, Dr. Eden Wells, chicks and fresh eggs can be “fun and educational,” but can still get people sick.

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