The E. coli O103 Infections Linked to Ground Beef keeps Growing

The CDC updated the outbreak due to E. coli O103 and reported that As of May 13, 2019, 196 people infected with the outbreak strain of E. coli O103 have been reported from 10 states (Florida 5, Georgia 49, Illinois 1, Indiana 1, Kentucky 69, Minnesota 1, Mississippi 1, Ohio 12, Tennessee 55, and Virginia 2). Twenty-eight people have been hospitalized. Two cases of hemolytic uremic syndrome have been reported. No deaths have been reported. Ill people reported eating ground beef in restaurants or at home. Laboratory testing identified the outbreak strain of E. coli O103 in a sample of ground beef collected from a location where ill people reported eating in Tennessee. Two companies have recalled ground beef products that were sold to restaurants and institutions because they may be contaminated with E. coli O103. However, no common source of the outbreak has been found. @
Outbreak of E. coli Infections Linked to Ground Beef | E. coli Infections | April 2019 | E. coli | CDC

Investigation Notice: A multistate outbreak of E. coli Infections

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