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乌龟不能随便养哦!| BBC新闻

BBC英语 2020-01-15 08:30:29

小乌龟虽然萌萌哒很可爱

但是不能随便养哦

近日,美国疾控中心表示,

已有30多人因接触乌龟感染沙氏门菌


Dozens of Americans have contracted salmonella from their pet turtles.


数十名美国人从宠物乌龟身上感染了沙门氏菌。

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said August 31st,

美国疾控中心在8月31号称,

37 people have become ill since March after coming in contact with Turtles.

自三月以来,有37个人在接触乌龟后生病。

A dozen of the people taken ill are under the age of 5,16 people have been hospitalized and the CDC said the outbreak could continue.

其中十二个病人小于5岁,有些人已经住院,疾控中心称该疾病可能持续流行。

Salmonella symptoms consist of diarrhea fever chills and abdominal pain,

感染沙门氏菌的症状包括腹泻,发烧和肚子疼,

the infection has been recorded in 13 states with New York State seeing the highest number.

13个州都发现了该病,纽约州的患病人数最多。

According to USA Today this isn’t the first instance of a salmonella outbreak across States.

据今日美国报道,这不是美国第一次发生沙门氏菌。

It also happened in 2015 and 2013 which was the most severe with nearly 500 cases.

2015年和2013年就发生过,当时最为严重,感染病例接近500个。

People are being warned not to by small turtles as they can carry salmonella bacteria,

当局警告人们不要买小乌龟,因为他们可能携带沙门氏菌,

especially a household with young children adults over 65 or pregnant women.

尤其是那些小孩,有超过65岁的老人和孕妇的家庭。


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