E. Coli Outbreak Grows CDC Says 24 People Now Infected

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  1. E. Coli Outbreak Grows CDC Says 24 People Now Infected  Sky Valley Chronicle
  2. E. coli outbreak likely over in Canada; US agencies and states continue investigating  Produce Grower (press release)
  3. E. coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce apparently over, Ottawa says  Lockport Press
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"More time is needed before CDC can say the outbreak in the United States is over. This investigation is ongoing," the U.S. agency stated in its update. E. coli outbreaks happen when people eat or handle food that s got the bacteria on it that bacteria usually comes from poop excreted by infected animals.. CNN Federal health officials reported seven additional cases of E. coli illness Wednesday in a deadly E. coli outbreak that has now struck US states. The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said the total number of those infected has climbed to . Nine of those people have been . On , the Public Health Agency of Canada reported that an outbreak of Shiga toxin producing E. coli O H infections STEC CDC, several states, and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration continue to investigate a multistate outbreak of STEC O H infections in states.. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention just announced it has identified seven new cases of E. coli infections. to be leafy greens, but officials have not identified a specific type of leafy greens eaten by people who became ill," said a Jan. press release on the government agency s website. CDC .

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