The CDC Is Investigating an E. Coli Outbreak Across 7 States

From TIME - April 12, 2018

Health officials are investigating the cause of a multistate E. coli outbreak that has infected people across the country.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, along with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, the U.S. Department of Agricultures Food Safety and Inspection Service and multiple states, are looking into what caused the outbreak after 17 people reported E. coli infections in seven states.

According to the CDC, reports of illness from E. coli began on dates ranging from March 22 to March 31. New Jersey reported six cases of E. coli, Idaho reported four, Connecticut and Pennsylvania reported two each, and Missouri, Ohio and Washington reported one case of E. coli.


Continue reading at TIME »