The number of ill are keeping just ahead of the lawsuits we are filing. The numbers have increased in Arizona, California and Colorado. The CDC reports that thirty-three persons infected with the outbreak strain of E. coli O157:H7 have been reported from five states. The number of ill persons identified in each state with this strain is as follows: AZ (15), CA (3), CO (10), NM (3) and NV (2). Dates of illness onset range from October 16, 2010 through October 24, 2010. Patients range in age from 1 to 81 years and the median age is 14 years. There have been 15 reported hospitalizations, 1 case of hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS), and no deaths.

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