Alberta Health Minister Adriana LaGrange

At least 337 people, the vast majority of them children younger than 5, are now confirmed sick in the Canadian outbreak of E. coli infections linked to a central kitchen serving daycare centers in Calgary. 

During a press conference on Sept. 15, Alberta Premier Danielle Smith spoke for the first time publicly about the outbreak since it was declared on Sept. 4. She said “politicians” had remained silent for so long so that they wouldn’t disrupt the care of patients and the work of investigators. She also said that such lag time would be avoided in the future.

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