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Roma salad E. coli outbreak worsens: 98 people are now ill



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An outbreak of E. coli food poisoning in conjunction with romaine lettuce has increased and has now sickened at least 98 people, federal health officials said on Friday [19659004] More than half had to be hospitalized since the E coli strain causing this outbreak is particularly uncomfortable, officials from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Food and Drug Administration said.

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No one has died, but because the bacteria that cause the outbreak are so virulent, everyone should avoid eating romaine lettuce it Unless it's clearly out of the Yuma, Arizona area, CDC Matt Wise said.

"People should not eat any kind of romaine lettuce unless they know for sure that it's not the yum a region," Wise told reporters in a conference call.

E. Coli outbreak cases, state by state Roque Ruiz / CDC

It is the worst outbreak of E. coli since 2006, when illnesses to spinach killed three and more than 270 ill. A single farm in California was the source of the bacteria that, according to experts, could come from cow dung, which was hunted by wild boars into the farm or spread along a stream.


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