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E. coli in Nova Scotia and New Brunswick Sicken 15

The Chronicle Herald reports that in Nova Scotia, three cases were confirmed today, bringing the number across the province to 10 since the first was reported a week ago. Five have been in the Capital health district, two in Guysborough Antigonish Strait, and one each in the Pictou, Cumberland and Colchester-East Hants districts.

The Global Dispatch reports, that health officials in New Brunswick, Canada are investigating an E. coli O157 outbreak, which has sickened at least five individuals. The five confirmed cases, two from the Saint John region and three from the Fredericton region required emergency room visits for their illnesses. One person required hospitalization and was admitted for treatment.