Almost 30 cases of E. coli infection have been linked to a nursery in Scotland.
NHS Lothian is part of a team investigating 28 cases of E. coli linked to Pear Tree Nursery on Church Street in Haddington. Officials previously said E. coli O157 had sickened a number of young people in the East Lothian area.
Cases are confined to the nursery, respective households, or other close contacts. The site has been closed while the investigation continues.
A number of confirmed patients have been hospitalized but all are in a stable condition. Most people had mild symptoms and did not require hospital treatment.
Some people at a partner nursery in the same town reported symptoms of vomiting and diarrhoea, which have resolved without medical treatment. Meadowpark Pear Tree Nursery in Haddington has also been closed.