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Strain of Iowa salmonella linked to Oklahoma

OKLAHOMA CITY (KWWL)-- A strain of salmonella found in Iowa and Nebraska is now making people sick in Oklahoma.

The Oklahoma Health Department says it is now watching 15 cases of the illness. 12 of those cases are at an elementary school. Only one adult has been hospitalized.

Iowa and Nebraska are each only reporting a couple of cases.

Officials in Oklahoma have interviewed the ill adults, parents of the sick people, and some healthy people to compare activities and foods eaten to try to find the source of the outbreak.

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