Buba Noodle Bar linked to seven Salmonella victims
As of May 22, 2022, seven people who contracted Salmonella Enteriditis infections have all reported eating at Buba Noodle Bar at 36 Lowell Street in Manchester, New Hampshire. The New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services is conducting an investigation into this Salmonella outbreak with the City of Manchester Department of Health.
As this investigation unfolds, restaurant patrons are being interviewed by public health officials. There are several people with Salmonella infections that are being followed and may be part of this outbreak. At this time, one victim has been hospitalized after developing a Salmonella infection. There have been no deaths reported.
While the public health departments are determining the source of the infections, the Buba Noodle Bar has voluntarily closed. If you are someone in your family ate at Buba Noodle Bar and are exhibiting symptoms of Salmonella, please contact your medical provider.
What you need to know about Salmonella
Salmonella is typically transmitted during warmer months and is usually food borne. Most people who contract Salmonella will experience mild symptoms of gastrointestinal illness such as cramping and diarrhea, and symptoms usually start 12-72 hours after exposure. The majority of cases resolve on their own, without treatment, typically within 4-7 days. In some people, the symptoms can be more severe, requiring hospitalization. This is more likely to occur in infants, the elderly, and those immune suppressed.
Salmonella also can be spread from animal waste, and also from people to people. NCDOH recommends washing hands after contact with animals, washing hands often during preparation of food, and also washing your hands after using the toilet, changing diapers, or helping someone with diarrhea clean up after using the toilet.
If you have a Salmonella infection, or symptoms of vomiting and diarrhea, you should not prepare food or drinks for others until you no longer have diarrhea. Food handlers should avoid preparing food until their stool is clear of salmonella, which would be confirmed by the Department of Health.
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