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Health Officials Confirm First Ohioan Sickened By Melon-Related Salmonella Outbreak

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The Ohio Department of Health says a 73-year-old Hancock County woman is the first state resident to contract salmonella from pre-cut melons. 

The illness has sickened dozens of people in other states. The woman was hospitalized last month after her illness caused a complication that required surgery. 

Jim has been with WCBE since 1996. Before that he worked as a reporter at another Columbus radio station, and for three newspapers in Southwest Florida.
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