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Four E. Coli Cases May Have Been Spread at the 2021 Georgia National Fair


November 01, 2021

PERRY, GEORGIA - A news article published on wtoc.com reports that Georgia Health Officials are currently investigating an E. coli breakout that may have been spread at the Georgia National Fair.*

The Georgia Department of Public Health reported that the agency has confirmed four cases of E. coli sickness amongst children who attended the state fair.  Three of the four kids are currently hospitalized.

E. coli is a bacteria that causes symptoms such as nausea, cramps, diarrhea, and kidney damage in the most severe cases.  E. Coli may be passed in many ways, such as by consuming undercooked ground beef or by eating contaminated raw vegetables.  E. Coli may also spread by touching animals at petting zoos or from person to person on unwashed hands and surfaces. 

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Source:

https://www.wtoc.com/2021/10/29/four-e-coli-cases-may-be-linked-2021-georgia-national-fair/

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