E. coli outbreak sickens 14 in six states
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E. coli outbreak sickens 14 in six states

New Orleans : LA : USA | Jun 08, 2012 at 10:05 AM PDT
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According to CDC spokeswoman Lola Russell, 14 cases of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli O145 infection with the same DNA fingerprint were identified in six states. "Their illness onsets range from April 15 to May 12, 2012," she said. "Three ill persons have been hospitalized. FULL ARTICLE AT CNN
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