E. coli Outbreak Reaches 11

(Hildale, UT) — 11 people have now been infected with E. coli in a southern Utah outbreak centered in Hildale. Two children previously died as a result of coming down with the bacteria during this outbreak. The Southwest Utah Public Health Department is warning people against eating ground beef or drinking raw milk as they investigate how the outbreak began. Officials said yesterday have tested the water in the area and they don’t believe that’s the source of the bacteria.

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