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Deadly bacteria found in aromatherapy product sold at Walmart

Discussion in 'Current Events' started by We Never Know, Oct 22, 2021.

  1. We Never Know

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    The spray, sold under the Better Homes & Gardens brand, may be linked to four cases of a rare bacterial illness. Two people have died.

    An aromatherapy room spray sold at Walmart may be linked to four cases of a highly uncommon bacterial infection that's rarely seen in the United States.

    The cases, diagnosed this year, were identified in Georgia, Kansas, Minnesota and Texas. Two of the people, including a child, have died.

    That product, discovered in the home in one of the four patients, was found to be contaminated with potentially deadly bacteria called Burkholderia pseudomallei. (Burkholderia pseudomallei is a Gram-negative, bipolar, aerobic, motile rod-shaped bacterium. It is a soil-dwelling bacterium endemic in tropical and subtropical regions worldwide, particularly in Thailand and northern Australia. It infects humans and other animals and causes the disease melioidosis.)

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