At Least 37 People Have Gotten Sick In An E. Coli Outbreak Likely Linked To Wendy's Restaurants

Posted on AllSides August 21st, 2022
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At least 37 people have gotten sick in an E. coli outbreak in the Midwest, and the CDC is investigating if romaine lettuce served by Wendy's restaurants is the cause.

It's likely the true size of the outbreak is larger; people generally recover from E. coli without medical care and aren't tested. But ten of the confirmed cases have required hospitalization, and the bacteria can cause a type of kidney failure.

The CDC said it's still investigating the cause of the outbreak, but as of Aug. 19., 22 people said they had...

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