Indiana, Ohio and Kentucky linked to both ongoing Salmonella and E. coli Outbreaks

Indiana – 1 with E. coli and 18 with Salmonella; Ohio – 7 with E. coli and 27 with Salmonella; Kentucky – 54 with E. coli and 16 with Salmonella. Ground Beef E. coli O103 Outbreak:  As of April 12, 2019, 109 people infected with the outbreak strain of E. coli O103 have been reported from six states. CDC is reporting the 109 illnesses that the PulseNet laboratory network has confirmed are part of this outbreak. States are investigating additional illnesses that might be a part of this outbreak. (Prior E. coli O103 Outbreaks). Epidemiologic and traceback evidence indicate that ground beef purchased at stores and restaurants is the likely source of this multistate outbreak – Indiana 1, Ohio 7, Kentucky 54, Tennessee 28, Virginia 2 and Georgia 17. Illnesses started on dates from March 2, 2019, to March 26, 2019. Ill people range in age from less than 1 year to 83 years, with a median age of 18. Fifty-three percent are female. Of 81 people with…

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