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11 November 2011 09:20
An E. coli outbreak is being reported in the US
Travellers planning to visit the US might want to buy
medical travel insurance first amid reports of an E. coli outbreak in St. Louis.
According to the State Department of Health and Senior Services, currently 27 cases of E. coli have been reported in the area.
E. coli is a group of bacteria that can cause diarrhoea and other illnesses.
The authorities have further said there is one new case of a person from Boone County who had visited the affected area of St. Louis.
Officials are trying to find if another two cases from Boone are connected to the outbreak in St. Louis.
Food and Drug Administration officials are now in St. Louis, working with state health officials.
An official said that the bacteria had not been found on samples of food tested so far.
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