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E.Coli infection from Wendy’s restaurant lettuce extends to six other US states



The Infection known as E.Coli which began from a trace to romaine lettuce from a Restaurant called Wendy’s has been reportedly extend to six different US states mostly found in New York.


According to the United States Center for Disease Control and Prevention, there are at least 97 reported cases in Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Indiana, Kentucky and New York. More than half of the infections are in Michigan.

The CDC noted that, “The true number of sick people in this outbreak is likely higher than the number reported, and the outbreak may not be limited to the states with known illnesses.

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“The true number of sick people in this outbreak is likely higher than the number reported, and the outbreak may not be limited to the states with known illnesses,” the CDC cautioned in its statement. 

Some cases have had more severe outcomes, including 43 individuals who were hospitalized. Most of these illness have been in Michigan, with just one each in New York and Kentucky. 

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Of the 97 reported cases, 43 people have been hospitalized and 10 have developed hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS), a severe complication that can cause kidney failure. According to the CDC, there have not been any reported deaths.

E. Coli is a bacterium that lives in the digestive tracks of animals and humans while most varieties are harmless, some can cause severe illness. Symptoms include severe stomach cramps, diarrhea, and vomiting. Some people experience high fevers and many develop life-threatening conditions



Clington, an editor at C’Magazine covering updates and more scoops.


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