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20 Hepatitis A cases linked to Chipotle, 10 Salmonella cases linked to Princeton – A busy Monday

San Diego California

County health officials reported today another person who contracted hepatitis A from possibly eating at a Chipotle Mexican Grill restaurant in La Mesa. The new case brings the number of people linked to the exposure at the restaurant to 20, eight women and 12 men, according to the San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency.

Princeton New Jersey

Authorities have now confirmed 10 cases of salmonella at Princeton University. Health officials are investigating 73 other cases of stomach problems at the Ivy League school that may be related to the bacteria. The university has also closed food stations within some dining facilities that relied heavily on certain produce and meat products.