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FRANKFORT, KY - The Kentucky Department for Public Health (DPH) announced today that 20 Kentuckians have tested positive with a strain of E. coli O103. PublicFRANKFORT, KY - The Kentucky Department for Public Health (DPH) announced today that 20 Kentuckians have tested positive with a strain of E. coli O103. Public health investigators have not yet identified the source of the outbreak, but have noted that some sort of food distribution is a likely mechanism for this outbreak among many of the individuals afflicted by the sometimes life-threatening bacteria. The reported cases involve a number of children as well as adults, many of whom reside in Central Kentucky. No deaths linked to the outbreak have been reported but six people have been hospitalized. Healthcare providers across the state have been notified of the outbreak and are advised to be alert for patients experiencing acute diarrheal illness, which could be associated with E. coli. Appropriate testing and investigative work will need to be completed to determine which cases are outbreak-associated. This is a particular strain of E. coli that produces a type of toxin (Shiga

Twenty E. coli Cases Linked to Illness Outbreak Across Commonwealth | The Lake News

Public health investigators suspect some sort of food distribution is likely to blame for the sometimes life-threatening bacteria E. coli spreading.Public health investigators suspect some sort of food distribution is likely to blame for the sometimes life-threatening bacteria E. coli spreading.

Kentucky feeling impact of E. coli outbreak; source unknown

FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18 )-  The Kentucky Department of Public Health confirms that there are 20 cases of E. Coli in the Commonwealth. 20 Kentuckians have tested positive with a strain of  E. coli O103. Public health investigators have not yet identified the source of the outbreak, but have noted that some sort of food distribution is […]

20 Kentuckians Test Positive For E. Coli | LEX18.com

A California farm tied to a romaine E. coli outbreak is also recalling cauliflower and other types of lettuces "because it may be contaminated."A California farm tied to a romaine E. coli outbreak is also recalling cauliflower and other types of lettuces "because it may be contaminated."