Cluster of 6 e-coli cases confirmed in Snohomish County, Washington

At least six people have become sickened by the E-coli virus in Snohomish County. Health District officials are investigating the cause but say that at least six cases have been confirmed.

Doctors have been alerted about a possible cluster of E-coli cases. If a doctor suspects Enterohemorrhagic E-coli, including E-coli O157:H7 infection, the physician is asked to notify the Health Department immediately.

Transmission of E-coli can include undercooked meat, unpasteurized diary products, pizza, salamis and other cured meats, contaminated raw vegetable products and restaurants.

Symptoms include dehydration, diarrhea and bloody stool, fatigue, fever, headache, nausea, vomiting and severe abdominal pain.

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