USA – Kentucky E. coli O103 Outbreak Rises to 44 Sick, TN, OH, GA Included

Food Poisoning Bulletin

The Kentucky E. coli O103 outbreak has now risen to 44 sick, as of April 3, 2019, according to news reports. Six people have been hospitalized in this outbreak, but there is no mention if any have developed hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS), a type of kidney failure that can cause strokes. And there are 20 pending cases that are not yet lab-confirmed.

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