LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) – The federal government is investigating an E. coli outbreak affecting more than 70 people in Kentucky and four other states.
Courier Journal Reports 46 cases have been reported in Kentucky. Spokeswoman Barbara Fox says six people have gone to hospital because of the outbreak.
News stores say the disease control centers and prevention report Tennessee has 21 cases. Other affected states include Ohio, Virginia, and Georgia.
Officials do not know if a particular food, grocery store or restaurant is the source of the infections.
The Kentucky Health Department says people usually get sick two to five days after eating contaminated food. The state health staff announced the outbreak on 29 March.