Officials probe E. coli outbreak in 6 states
from The Associated Press via CBS News
A mysterious and scattered outbreak of the E. coli bacteria affecting six states is linked to 14 illnesses, including a child's death, health officials say. No form of contaminated food or other cause has been identified in the illnesses, which occurred in April and May, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Three people were hospitalized and one — a child in the New Orleans area — died.
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