Here’s what you need to know about E. coli

Escherichia coli (also known as E. coli) are bacteria found in the environment, foods, and intestines of people and animals. Here are the basics on how E. coli outbreaks happen and how to identify symptoms.
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Escherichia coli (also known as E. coli) are bacteria found in the environment, foods, and intestines of people and animals. Here are the basics on how E. coli outbreaks happen and how to identify symptoms.

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