4 Things Pharmacists Should Know About the E. coli Outbreak

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The following was provided by Pharmacy Times:

The recent Escherichia coli (E. coli) outbreak linked to romaine lettuce is extremely virulent and has affected 22 states across the United States. Foodborne disease outbreaks occur when 2 or more individuals are affected with the same illness from the same contaminated food or drink.1 According to the CDC, STEC causes 3,600 United States hospitalizations, and 30 deaths each year.1 Pharmacists can play an important role in educating patients on foodborne illness prevention strategies. Here are 4 things pharmacists should know about the E. coli outbreak: CLICK HERE to read more.

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