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Multi-State E. Coli Outbreak Linked to Romaine Lettuce

Posted: Apr 17, 2018 6:58 PM Updated:

DOVER, Del.- The Delaware Division of Public Health is advising people of a multi-state outbreak of E. Coli linked to chopped romaine lettuce.

According to DPH, the infection is linked to lettuce grown near Yuma, Arizona. At this time, there is no common grower, supplier, distributor or brand that has been identified. 

Thirty-five people from 11 states have been infected. Pennsylvania has reported 9 cases, New Jersey has reported 7 cases and Virginia has reported just one case. Twenty-two people have been hospitalized, and three people have developed kidney failure, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

No deaths have been reported, the CDC said.




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