Additional daycare centers have been closed in Calgary, Canada, as the patient count in an outbreak of E. coli infections continues to increase. There are now 342 confirmed patients, mostly children younger than 5.

Alberta’s chief medical officer Dr. Mark Joffe said late Friday night that he has been made

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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

Continue Reading Canadian leaders vow to find source of E. coli outbreak that has sickened hundreds of children

The patient count in Canada’s daycare center E. Coli outbreak now stands at 310 lab-confirmed cases and public health officials are doubling down on their determination that a central kitchen serving the centers was the source of the pathogen.

Only 18 secondary infections — person-to-person infection rather than infection from

Continue Reading E. coli outbreak involving daycare centers tops 300 patients; kitchen remains under scrutiny

Overnight, more patients were lab-confirmed as being infected with E. coli, bringing the total to 264 people infected in an outbreak linked to daycare centers in Calgary, Canada.

A total of 37 outbreak patients have required hospitalization, and 25 remain hospitalized. Of those remaining in the hospital, 22 have been

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The patient count in an E. coli outbreak linked to daycare centers in Calgary, Canada, now stands at 231.

Alberta Health Services officials say 26 of the sick are currently hospitalized, 25 of them children and one adult. Eleven other children have already been discharged from hospitals. Twenty-one children have

Continue Reading Patient count exceeds 225 in E. coli outbreak linked to daycare centers

The patient count in an E. Coli O157:H7 outbreak among daycare centers in Calgary has increased to 128, with 25 children having been admitted to hospitals.

Officials now report that nine hospitalized children have been diagnosed with a complication that causes the kidneys to shut down.

Eleven daycare centers have

Continue Reading Almost 130 children identified in an E. coli outbreak associated with daycare centers

Dean & Peeler Meatworks, LLC, of Poth, TX, is recalling approximately 1,835 pounds of fresh ground beef products that may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS)

The issue was reported to FSIS after the ground beef product

Continue Reading Nearly 2,000 pounds of ground beef products recalled after testing finds E. coli