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Kiss of salmonella? Snuggling with hedgehogs linked to outbreak, CDC warns

The worst part about owning a hedgehog might seem to be be getting poked by its porcupine-like quills. But the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warns that the mammals are linked to something far sinister: salmonella. Eleven people across eight states have been infected with a strain of salmonella linked to hedgehog droppings as… Read More »