CDC announced that ground beef responsible for E. coli outbreak in six states, that sickned 109 people

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said that the E. coli O103 outbreak affecting 109 people in six states (Kentucky(54), Tennessee (28), Georgia (17), Ohio (7), and Indiana (1)) has been traced back to ground beef as the likely source. A total of 109 people infected with the outbreak strain of E. coli O103 have been reported from six states. Of the 109 sick people, 17 were hospitalized. No death or hemolytic uremic syndrome is reported. Reported illnesses began from March 2, 2019, to March 26, 2019. Epidemiological data points to ground beef as the source. Sick people reported eating ground beef at home and in restaurants. No common supplier, distributor, or brand of ground beef has been identified. This outbreak is the third-largest multistate E. coli outbreak reported in 20 years. @
Outbreak of E. coli Infections | E. coli Infections | April 2019 | E. coli | CDC

Investigation Notice: A multistate outbreak of E. coli Infections

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