Source of E.coli outbreak in Livingston County, New York, USA, unknown at present

Seven persons infected by the same strain of E.coli bacteria have been reported by health officials in Livingston County. An investigation is underway to try to find the common source of their infections. Travellers in this area should monitor local health and media reports and follow food and water precautions until the exact source for this outbreak is identified.

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