E. Coli Outbreak Linked to Romaine Lettuce Grows to 84 Cases

E. Coli Outbreak Linked to Romaine Lettuce Grows to 84 Cases


The romaine lettuce E. coli outbreak has grown and sickened 84 people from 19 states, the Centers for Disease Control said, adding that at least another 31 cases are believed to be tied to the crop grown in Yuma, Arizona.

Those infected range in age from 1 to 88 and more than half of are female. Forty-two people have been hospitalized, including nine battling kidney failure. Symptoms of E. coli infection include diarrhea, severe stomach cramps and vomiting, the agency said. > >> read more ...

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