The Shiga-toxin producing Escherichia coli or STEC outbreak associated with the now-closed San Diego County Fairs is still growing.

As of this week, the County of San Diego Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA) was reporting 10 confirmed cases and one probable case have been reported in this outbreak.

Continue Reading STEC outbreak left behind by now closed San Diego County Fair continues to expand

UPDATE: Since this was posted, a fifth victim — a 6-year old boy who attended animals displays at the San Diego County Fairon June 22– has been added to this outbreak cluster. He  began experiencing symptoms on June 26 and is  recovering without hospital care. 

A 2-year-old is dead and
Continue Reading Toddler dies from E. coli infection after visit to petting zoo at county fair