When we read about waterborne illnesses, we oftentimes expect the story to involve some far off, unfamiliar country. In truth, however, contaminated water occurs everywhere, including right here at home - and more often than you would think.
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Chipolte temporarily closed all 43 of its restaurants in Washington and Oregon in response to an outbreak of Shiga toxin-producing E. coli linked to the Mexican food chain. Health officials are investigating the outbreak which has sickened at least 19 people in Washington and 3 people in Oregon since October 14. According to state health officials, the number of affected persons is expected to grow, and one-third of the cases reported to date have been hospitalized.