CDC warns Americans not to kiss their hedgehogs

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(New York Post) Americans have been warned by the government not to kiss or snuggle their hedgehogs after an outbreak of salmonella was linked to the tiny mammals.

The outbreak has affected 11 people in eight states this week, 10 of whom had recently been in contact with a hedgehog, according to the Center for Disease Control.

Three people in Missouri contracted the infection, as well as two in Minnesota.

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