USA- Shigella outbreak reported in Seattle

Outbreak News Today 

 

A shigella outbeak, linked to catering by Seattle-based Eric Gorbman Catering,  is being investigated by Public Health — Seattle & King County officials. To date, 17 cases have been reported.

The investigation surrounds private parties at Temple Beth Am and Temple Beth Shalom in Seattle on March 3. The parties were catered by Eric Gorbman Catering with additional food items brought potluck style by attendees. One ill attendee is hospitalized.

Health officials are asking attendees to fill out a survey to assist in the investigation.

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