CDC: 1 Death, 121 people ill, 25 states, 52 hospitalizations from E. coli linked to Romaine Lettuce

Posted on May 2, 2018 by


Today’s update from CDC and Romaine Lettuce.

What’s New?

  • Twenty-three more ill people from 10 states were added to this investigation since the last update on April 27, 2018. One death was reported from California.
  • Three more states have reported ill people: Kentucky, Massachusetts, and Utah.
  • The most recent illness started on April 21, 2018. Illnesses that occurred in the last two to three weeks might not yet be reported because of the time between when a person becomes ill with E. coli and when the illness is reported to CDC.

At a glance:

  • Case Count: 121
  • States: 25
  • Deaths: 1
  • Hospitalizations: 52
  • Recall: No

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