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53% Of E Coli Cases Hospitalzed, 16% Developed Kidney Failure

Medical News Today reports that of the 166 cases of E. coli poisoning reported to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 88 were hospitalized and 27 developed hemolytic-uremic syndrome, a type of kidney failure. 118 of all patients were female, 48 were male (12 were children).

One person from Wisconsin has died. Two more people are thought to have died as a result of becoming ill after eating raw spinach infected with E. coli O157:H7. 



31% of the infected children, 7% of adults aged 18-59, and 16% of people over 60 developed hemolytic-uremic syndrome. 90% of people who became ill did so between August 19th and September 5th.

 

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