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Petting zoos can transmit infections, officials warn
It's the start of the summer season and that means many families will be heading to fairs and festivals with petting zoos. And state health officials said people to remember that chicks, ducks, turtles and other animals can transmit salmonella, E. coli campylobacter and other bacteria, viruses and parasites.
By Meredith Cohn
June 13, 2014