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Some good E. coli news

According to a breaking AP story:

Young E. coli victim improves, could leave intensive care

A girl hospitalized with an E. coli infection after eating at a restaurant was expected to be transferred out of intensive care by the weekend, a hospital spokeswoman said Friday. The 12-year-old girl was one of 10 people sickened by the bacteria after eating at the restaurant in the city of Lake Forest on March 23 or 24, health officials said. The source of the contamination has not been identified, the Orange County Health Agency said in a statement. The girl could be transferred to a general care ward of Children’s Hospital of Orange County as early as Friday evening, said Denise Almazan, hospital spokeswoman.