Update on Shiga Toxin-producing E. coli O145 outbreak in the UK

As of 3 July, 13 more cases have been associated with the recent outbreak of STEC O145 since the last update on 27 June, the total number of confirmed cases is 288 in the UK. All currently confirmed cases had symptom onset dates before 10 June. The total number of cases confirmed in England was 191, in Scotland 62, Wales 31, and Northern England 4 (infection acquired in England). Based on information from 263 cases, 49% were admitted to hospital. As cases linked to this outbreak are now low and continue to decline, this week’s update (5 July) will be the final weekly report on case numbers unless there is a significant change. @  https://www.gov.uk/government/news/e-coli-advice-issued-amid-rise-in-cases



 E. coli advice issued amid rise in cases
E. coli advice issued amid rise in cases

UKHSA is working with partners to investigate a Shiga toxin-producing E. coli (STEC) outbreak.

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