The CDC says that since January 14, 2019 to June 16, 2019, 71 people have been infected with Salmonella infection, and 27 were hospitalized. No deaths have been reported yet.
Federal agencies alerted people not to eat, serve or sell any Cavi brand whole fresh papayas distributed by Agrosons, of Bronx, N.Y.
As reported, out of 40 sick people, 28 were of Hispanic ethnicity. Most of the people infected, are older than 60.
Some common symptoms of Salmonella infection are fever, diarrhea, and stomach cramps. These symptoms can occur after 12 to 72 hours of eating contaminated food.
The infection stays from four to seven days as in a release by the CDC.