WTF: Puppies Sold Through National Pet Store Sicken At Least 39 People

This is messed up!

According to The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, it is investigating a multistate outbreak of campylobacter infections linked to contact with puppies sold through Petland, a national pet store chain.

"Campylobacteriosis, a common bacterial infection, can cause diarrhea, abdominal pain and fever, according to the CDC."

"As of September 11, a total of 39 people have fallen ill in seven states, including 11 cases in Florida, five in Kansas, one in Missouri, 18 in Ohio, two in Pennsylvania, one in Tennessee and one in Wisconsin. There have been nine hospitalizations and no deaths reported. The first case within this outbreak occurred on September 15, 2016."

Read more via CNN.

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