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Deadly E. Coli Outbreak Tied To Lettuce Spreads To 29 States – Breaking911

As of May 8, 2018, 149 people infected with the outbreak strain of E. coli have been reported from 29 states. A list of the states and the number of cases in each can be found

Illnesses started on dates ranging from March 13, 2018 to April 25, 2018. Ill people range in age from 1 to 88 years, with a median age of 30. Sixty-five percent of ill people are female. Of 129 people with information available, 64 (50%) have been hospitalized, including 17 people who developed hemolytic uremic syndrome, a type of kidney failure. One death was reported from California.

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