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Arizona Has Second Highest Number Of Salmonella Cases In US Outbreak

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A micrograph showing salmonella invading cells.

Arizona has the second highest number of cases of Salmonella poisoning in the country in a recent, multi-state outbreak.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 112 people have been sickened in the state in an outbreak linked to tainted cucumbers.

Arizona only trails California in the number of cases. So far, people in 34 states have been sickened by the bacteria. Three people have died, including one in Arizona.

RELATED: 1st Death In Arizona From Salmonella-Tainted Cucumbers Reported

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Stina Sieg was a senior field correspondent at KJZZ from 2013 to 2018.