The Americans were warned by the government not to kiss or squeeze urine after Salmonella's outbreak was associated with small mammals. in contact with hedgehog, according to the Center for Disease Control.
Three people in Missouri have been infected, and two in Minnesota. Mississippi and Maine, according to the CDC.
The supplier of the hedgehog that causes the outbreak was not identified, the agency said. , including "Do not kiss, press, or hold small pets near your face."